copyright Dan Mazur
International Ama Dablam
Dear EverestNews.com readers,
I hope you are all well, warm, and safe. We, on the other hand, although safe
and well, are far from warm! We've had a few days of unstable weather,
thunderstorms, snow showers and finally early this morning, culminating in a
fierce snow storm with freezing winds, a lot of snow and next to zero
visibility. All teams and all members are safely in Basecamp waiting out the
Just for entertainment, I
should tell you some other stuff that's been going on.... A helicopter almost
crashed in Basecamp the other day! It was very exciting! The guy landed it on
the edge of a ditch, then someone got out, unbalanced it, and the whole thing
tilted backwards so that the propeller thing on the back was about 20cm from
hitting the ground! They saved it though by taking off again, and landing on
Hmmm - that's about it. Not
much happens in Basecamp when the weather's bad. Most people are lying around
in their tents, reading and sleeping. Wish us luck for better weather in the
Thank you for following our
progress on EverestNews.com. From all of us at SummitClimb.com
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!
Digital Altimeter, Barometer, Compass and Thermometer. Time/Date/Alarms.
Chronograph with 24 hour working range. Timer with stop, repeat and up
function. Rotating Bezel. Leveling bubble. Carabiner latch. E.L. 3 second
backlight. Water resistant. 4" x 2-1/4" x 3/4" 2 oz. Requires 1 CR2032
See more here.