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Teams on the North Side at 8300m poised for final summit push
11:00 a.m. EDT May 20, 2003
5 teams are currently reported to be at Camp III, 8300m, on the North Side, poised for a final summit push. The Chinese/Korean team, Swiss, American, Chinese Sohu, and a Romanian team will all be heading for the summit soon.

In 3 hours from now the Chinese/Korean team planned to make their break. They are expecting to reach the summit by 9 PM tonight, Eastern Standard Time (around 7 AM Nepali time). The others will most likely be on a similar schedule.

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