Just returned from high camp and Mark from Dubai Eye calls my mobile
Tune in today at 3.30 to hear the latest news from Everest
Without these guys, climbing high mountains is impossible
A 2 part article about the background of the Sherpa people and some of the great mountaineers and people that I have climbed with
See you all in a couple of days in KTM
Mingma Tsiri Sherpa, Ang Dawa Sherpa, Dawa Jamba Sherpa, Jangbu Sherpa, Ongchhu Sherpa, Dorje Khatri
These last days are all about the media !!!
Even got a Twitter account @mymountainhighs
A final hike in the Hajar mountains before Everest
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2015 Sean’s Everest North Side Itinerary
Thu 26-Mar-15 1 Sean leaves Dubai for Kathmandu
Fri 27-Mar-15 2 Kathmandu exploration
Sat 28-Mar-15 3 Kathmandu Thamel
Sun 29-Mar-15 4 Formalities and final Preparations
Mon 30-Mar-15 5 Drive to Syabrubensi.
Tue 31-Mar-15 6 Trek to Lama Hotel, 5hours
Wed 01-Apr-15 7 Trek to the village of Langtang (3,307m). 5 hours walking.
Thu 02-Apr-15 8 Trek to the monastery of Kyanjin. 4 hours walking.
Fri 03-Apr-15 9 Acclimatisation. Ascend Tsergo Ri (4850m) approx 5 hours round
Sat 04-Apr-15 10 Trek to Base Camp. 3 hours walking.
Sun 05-Apr-15 11 Trek to High Camp. 3 hours walking.
Mon 06-Apr-15 12 Naya Kanga Summit Day (5846m). 15 hours
Tue 07-Apr-15 13 Spare day for extra acclimatisation or a second summit attempt.
Wed 08-Apr-15 14 Return to Kyajin. 2 hours walking.
Thu 09-Apr-15 15 Return to Lama Hotel. 4 hours walking.
Fri 10-Apr-15 16 Return to roadhead and drive to Kathmandu. 2 hours walking & 8 hour drive.
Sat 11-Apr-15 17 Drive to Tingri (4300m)
Sun 12-Apr-15 18 Drive to BC (5200m)
Mon 13-Apr-15 19 Rest Day
Tue 14-Apr-15 20 Acclimatisation (6000m)
Wed 15-Apr-15 21 Acclimatisation
Thu 16-Apr-15 22 Group Move to Intermediate Camp (5700m)
Fri 17-Apr-15 23 Move to ABC (6400m)
Sat 18-Apr-15 24 Rest day ABC
Sun 19-Apr-15 25 Acclimatisation
Mon 20-Apr-15 26 Climb to North Col (7032m)
Tue 21-Apr-15 27 Reserve Day for climb to North Col
Wed 22-Apr-15 28 Reserve Day for climb to North Col
Thu 23-Apr-15 29 Reserve Day for climb to North Col
Fri 24-Apr-15 30 Rest day ABC
Sat 25-Apr-15 31 Return to BC
Sun 26-Apr-15 32 Rest Period
Mon 27-Apr-15 33 Rest Period
Tue 28-Apr-15 34 Rest Period
Wed 29-Apr-15 35 Rest Period
Thu 30-Apr-15 36 Rest Period
Fri 01-May-15 37 Return to ABC
Sat 02-May-15 38 Rest day ABC
Sun 03-May-15 39 Move to North Col
Mon 04-May-15 40 Push to 7500m Overnight at North Col
Tue 05-May-15 41 Return to ABC
Wed 06-May-15 42 Return to BC
Thu 07-May-15 43 Rest Period
Fri 08-May-15 44 Rest Period
Sat 09-May-15 45 Rest Period
Sun 10-May-15 46 Rest Period
Mon 11-May-15 47 Rest Period
Tue 12-May-15 48 Return to ABC
Wed 13-May-15 49 Rest day ABC
Thu 14-May-15 50 Move to North Col
Fri 15-May-15 51 Move to 7800m
Sat 16-May-15 52 Move to 8200m
Sun 17-May-15 53 Summit Days
Mon 18-May-15 54 Summit Days
Tue 19-May-15 55 Summit Days
Wed 20-May-15 56 Summit Days
Thu 21-May-15 57 Summit Days
Fri 22-May-15 58 Summit Days
Sat 23-May-15 59 Summit Days
Sun 24-May-15 60 Summit Days
Mon 25-May-15 61 Summit Days
Tue 26-May-15 62 Summit Days
Wed 27-May-15 63 Descent
Thu 28-May-15 64 Clear Mountain
Fri 29-May-15 65 Clear Mountain
Sat 30-May-15 66 Clear ABC
Sun 31-May-15 67 Back to BC
Mon 01-Jun-15 68 Clear BC
Tue 02-Jun-15 69 Drive to Nylam
Wed 03-Jun-15 70 Drive to Kathmandu
Thu 04-Jun-15 71 Depart Kathmandu.