birthday Soro Dorotei!
22 aprile 2004 - 11.30 base
camp (07,30 Italian time)
Today at the base camp an intimate party took place to celebrate the birthday
of Soro Dorotei, the vice expedition leader who is now 53 years old.
Most of people could not participate as they were between the intermediate and
the advanced base camp. In the next few days a new group of researchers should
be joining us and, in the meantime, mountaineers will start setting up Camp1
at the North Col and Camp 2 at 7800 m.asl.
The weather is nice and warm and even the strong winds seem to have stopped.
Yesterday, during an excursion to Rongbuck monastery, a herd of bharal (blue
sheep) was sighted and photographed. It is one of most typical himalayan
In the photographs:
- Soro Dorotei
- Himalayan Blue sheep
Everest/K2 2004 expedition Expedition
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
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