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 SummitClimb Cho Oyu 2004: Ryan reporting in live!


Ryan reporting in live for the the SummitClimb team.

September 18 Dispatch -  

Hello EverestNews.com, this is Ryan Waters calling from Advanced Base Camp on Cho Oyu, for the Summit Climb Expedition. It is September 18th, about 11 am. We had some light snow last night, but the weather now is looking somewhat stable, so all of our members plan on going up to Camp 1 today and spending the night there. We do have our Camp 1 in place, with lots of equipment already stashed there for the higher camps. Our Tibetan climbers also plan on sleeping at Camp 1 tonight, and helping to establish Camp 2 tomorrow, if the weather looks good.

All of our members are feeling very good, very strong, and that is good to see. Everyone seems to be moving at the same time, which is pretty unusual, but it's a blast because everyone can stick together, climb together, and have fun.

The plan is to spend the night tonight [at Camp 1], and then probably most or all of our members will return to ABC tomorrow for some rest days. That's about all the news for now, we'll call you in a couple of days when we have more information.

Thank you and goodbye.

Dispatches

Members and Leaders roster:

Dan Blake, Colorado

Ron Oliver, Washington

Pete Coz, California

Ryan Waters, Georgia, Leader

Arnold Coster, Rotterdam, Leader

Roland Debare, South Carolina and Belgium

Paul Burgess, Canada

Neil Wells, England

Mon Tindale, England

Caroline Cuif, France

Jacques LeTrange, France

4 climbing sherpas and 3 cooks are planning to accompany the team, names to be announced

Thanks again for all of your fantastic support!!! From Daniel Mazur and all of us at SummitClimb.com

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