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  Mt. Everest 2004: IMG Mount Everest Expedition 2004
South Side (Nepal) Dispatch 6


IMG Everest Nepal Dispatch #6 Sunday, April 11, 2004 - Base Camp

IMG expedition staff member Jason Tanguay emailed from Base Camp today to say Happy Easter to all their families and friends and to let us know about the status of the team. The trekking group has now arrived safely back in Kathmandu after a solid effort, good trekking and a safe journey down through the Khumbu. The Island Peak team led by Phil Ershler is still at work on their climb and we'll hope to hear of their success in the next day or two. Meanwhile, back up at Base Camp, Jason sent this photo of the happy climbing team (taken on Puja day.) The work is well underway to get Camp 2 ready for occupation, and Swee, Dan and Ron headed up from Base Camp on Sunday to spend a few nights at Camp 1, with more team members expected to move up to Camp 1 on Monday to begin the process of gradually building their acclimatization prior to summit bids. Jason promised to send news of this first full rotation through Camp 1 once they've all either headed up or headed back down, or both!

Eric Simonson IMG Expeditions

Eric Simonson, veteran expedition leader, Everest Summiter, author and motivational speaker.

 

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