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Everest daily wrap up: Quick recap and outlook
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May 19, 2004 18: 22 EST
The Russian North Face team has reached 8400m on the new route. The mBank Annapurna team is on a summit push from Camp 2. Three more Everest North summits were announced this morning. And Wilco the Dutch Paraglider is making his summitpush right now.

Everest Weather

The tropical storm will continue to usher in the moisture and shower threats for the Everest area. Long term forecasts indicate an approaching upper level jet starting around mid week next week. Confidence in the timing is low, but there is a possibility winds could increase mid to late next week. Models have different solutions for next week.



Everest North: Summits today

Bulgarian

Dan Lochner

'Dones al Everest 2004'

Everest North: Summit Push tonight

Dutch Paragliders: Rex turned back. Now it is just Wilco and Dawa Sherpa.

Dijmarescu and Lhakpa

mBank Annapurna: Making the push from Camp 2!

Everest North: Summit Push tomorrow or later

Russian Central North Face reached 8400m today

Italian Everest/K2 are now in Camp 2 (7600m).

Russian Adventure team. Vladimir is reported to have begun his summit push. As planned he is climbing without oxygen.

Adventure Peaks: Today they moved to 7800metres. Mike is now apparently on his way down after reaching 7740metres. Tomorrow the team will move to 8200metres, to summit on the 21st. It's apparently snowing hard on the mountain. All the team but Ray (who is using POISK) went on their oxygen system yesterday.

Patrick Bernier left this morning for IBC (5700m), tomorrow morning (May 20) He heads to ABC.

Everest South:

Alpine Ascents: Camp 2

Adventure Consultants Camp 1

Over Everest are still stuck in the valley due to heavy fog.


Russian North Face | Russian News | Italian Everest/K2 | Tom and Ben Clowes | Irish Everest | Adventure Peaks | Dutch Paragliders | Mexican/Canadian | Alpine Ascents | Alpine Ascents | Russian Adventure Team | Patrick Bernier | Team McMillan | HimEx | Khoo Swee | RAF Ted Atkins | Annabelle Bond | Jagged Globe | Mountain Madness | Ed Viesturs | British Services | Greek Everest | Dan Lochner

Live image of climbers en route to C2 provided by Contact 2.0, courtesy of Alpine Ascents.
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