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  SummitClimb AMA DABLAM 2004: Jay reports in


Jay reports 10/26

October 26 Dispatch -This is Jay Reilly calling you from Ama Dablam Base Camp, which we are actually leaving today (October 27th), and we're heading down to the nearby village of Pangboche, where we start our trek back to Kathmandu. We had word from Group 4 yesterday, they were safe in Camp 1 as of last night, and they'll be making their way down to Base Camp early this morning in order to pack and load their equipment onto the yaks so they too can move out of Base Camp. We had a small snowstorm yesterday, which left about 2 1/2 centimeters of snow on the ground. Last night was just the most incredible night, there was a full moon and, with fresh snow on the ground, it was bright enough to read by at 10 o'clock in the evening. Anyway, we just wanted to let you know that we are leaving Base Camp today, starting our trek back to Kathmandu, and we wanted to thank you all very much for your support and coverage of the SummitClimb.com 2004 Ama Dablam Expedition. So, from all of us, thanks again and we hope to see you soon!

Ama Dablam copyright Dan Mazur

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Summitclimb's LAST EXPEDITION SUCCESSFULLY AND SAFELY CLIMBED AMA DABLAM, PLACING 14 MEMBERS AND 5 SHERPAS ON THE SUMMIT.

This Autumn AMA DABLAM LEADERSHIP TEAM: Dan Mazur is the expedition leader. He has recently been running Glacier Schools, working at his building design job, along with doing a bit of additional climbing and training. Dan has climbed Ama Dablam 5 times, as well as leading and organizing more than 25 expeditions to the Himalaya, with safe and succesful ascents of such peaks as Everest, Pumori, Mustagata, Cho Oyu, K2, Lhotse, Kangchenjunga, Makalu, Gasherbrum 1, and many, many others. The other expedition leader Jay Reilly has recently been climbing peak Khan Tengri in Kazakhstan. Jay has climbed Ama Dablam three times. Recently, Jay has taken on a new roll at SummitClimb.com, that of training director for our new leaders-in-training programme. The expedition will also be accompanied by our leaders-in-training and assistant leaders.

AMA DABLAM, coming Soon!

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