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Ministry confirms Team Miura's Everest summit
03:55 a.m. EDT May 22, 2003
Press Release

The Following 3 members & 6 sherpas of "Miura Everest 2003 Expedition" team have been successful to climb the summit of 8848m.high Mt. Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) on 22nd May. 2003 at 10:30 AM. It is also reported that they had started for the summit from camp five at 03:15 AM.

Name of the Summiteers

(1) Mr. Yuichiro Miura (70 Yrs), Company President, Chuoku Sapporo, Japan.

(2) Mr. Gota Miura (34 Yrs), Company Employer, Chuoku Sapporo, Japan.

(3) Mr. Noriyuki Muragutchi (47 Yrs), Company Employee, Kamiasao Asao-ku, Kawasaki-shi, Kanagawaken, Japan.

(4) Mr. Norbu Sherpa (34 Yrs), HAS, Gaurisankar-1, Dolkha, Nepal.

(5) Mr. Chhewang Nima Sherpa (35 Yrs), HAS, Namche-4, Solukhumbu, Nepal.

(6) Mr. Phur Gyalzen Sherpa (33 Yrs), HAS, Namche-9, Solukhumbu, Nepal.

(7) Mr. Nima Nuru Sherpa (22 Yrs), HAS, Namche-4, Solukhumbu, Nepal.

(8) Mr. Nga Temba Sherpa (45 Yrs), HAS, Jubhing-9, Solukhumbu, Nepal.

(9) Mr. Pemba Norbu Sherpa (23 Yrs), HAS, Rolwaling, Dolkha, Nepal.

The 3 members "Miura Everest 2003 Expedition" team was permitted to climb 8848 Meter high Mt. Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) from South East Ridge for the period of Seventy five days from 24 March 2003 under the leadership of Mr. Yuichiro Miura (71 Yrs), Company President from Chukoku Sapporo, Japan.

Image courtesy of Miura Snowdolphins Ltd.

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