Update 5/13/2004 NEWSFLASH:
is moving out in front of the pack... He is attempting to summit without
oxygen. As he asked, pray for him. It is going to be dicey...
By the way,
Andres was there in
Earlier update below
After a brief but deserved
break in the town of Dingboche, we have come back to Base Camp in a hurry,
because of the presence of the so much waited window of good weather. It
looks like the opportunity will be open for us between May 15 and 17. We plan
to leave on May 12 from our Base Camp and attack the summit on the night of
the 15th and early morning of the 16th.
Several groups will attack on
the 15th and others on the 16th.
Pray for us,
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