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NEWSFLASH - APRIL 2008

Fleche April 30, 2008 - Kipling Travels Baruntse Group Summitted Mera Peak
5 members and 2 sherpas of Kipling travels Baruntse Expedition Group led by Mr.Bo Belvedere Christensen successfully reached the summit of the Mera Peak. Among the three summits of Mera Peak, they climbed the real summit.

Fleche April 29, 2008 - 7 Summit Team Reaches Camp 2
Today the 7 Summit team members reached Camp 2. The team shall climb down to Base Camp tomorrow and rest there the following day (Thursday) . On Friday they will start their climb to Locuche. On Saturday they will stay at the Lobuche Base camp and if everything goes well, they plan to reach high camp by Sunday. On Monday, i.e.5th May they plan to do the summit of Lobuche East Peak.  

Fleche April 28, 2008 - 7 Summits Team Reaches Camp 1
We have received information that the 7 summits team reached Camp1 yesterday.

Fleche April 28, 2008 - Natasha Bedingfield in the Everest Skydive Adventure
Noted British singer/songwriter and the ambassador of Global Angels Natasha Bedingfield will be joining the Everest Skydive adventure scheduled for Sept/Oct this year. She has chosen a very distinguished two men team of Ben Saunders and Gary Connery to jump and raise funds on behalf of Global Angels, an international charity that champions the needs of children around the world.

Fleche April 27, 2008 - Latest Update from our 7 Summit Everest Expedition Team
The members of the 7 Summit Everest Expedition, Soren Smidt amd Henrik Kristiansen, have reached Everest Base Camp. As per the news received from the members they shall now proceed to Camp 2. They have informed us that they won't be climbing Island Peak, instead they shall climb Lobuche after reaching Camp 2. The oxygen supply for the team has already reached Camp 2.

Fleche April 25, 2008 - Management Team for Everest Skydive Arriving Soon in Kathmandu
Nigel Gifford, the founder of High and Wild, arrived in Kathmandu yesterday. High and Wild, which is a  UK based adventure company is organizing the first ever Skydiving programme in front of Mt Everest (29,035ft.) as well as the first ever Himalayan skydiving programme, in partnership with its local operator Explore Himalaya...More details.

Fleche April 20, 2008 - Latest update from our 7 Summit Everest Expedition Team
Mr. Soren Smidt and Mr. Henrik Kristiansen together with their guide Moule Tamang will trek to Tengboche today, after their 2 days acclimimatisation stay in Namche. From Tengboche they shall trek to Dingboche. We would like to add that they shall be climbing two peaks Lobuje East Peak & Island Peak before they tackle Everest.
While the members are trekking, the climbing Sherpas have already reached Camp 1. According to reports received from the climbing Sirdar Sherap Jangmu Sherpa from Gorak Shep, it will take 3-4 days to clear Camp 2.

Fleche April 17, 2008 - Danish / Norwegian Kipling Travel Baruntse Expedition
The six member Kipling Travels Baruntse Expedition group left Kathmandu for Lukla today. From Lukla the group, led by Bo Christensen, shall trek to Mera peak for acclimatization and then proceed to Baruntse base camp.
Before the team left for Kathmandu, EH got the opportunity to talk to Mr.Christensen. He finds Nepal quite safe and calm. He says," I think that it would be foolish to decide not to come here .Its safe and calm here in Nepal. It's nice here." Read the full interview here

Fleche April 16, 2008 - Cheadle Hulme School Group Nepal Tour
The school group returned home after a successful completion of their Nepal tour. EH had organized this trip at the last moment when the group's Tibet tour got cancelled. The group leader Lee Richardson expressed his gratitude and delight over the tour. Read more

Fleche April 15, 2008 - 5 Danish & 1 Norwegian Climbers - All set to Climb Mt.Baruntse (7129m).
Explore Himalaya in partnership with Kipling Travels has organized an expedition to the Baruntse peak for 5 Danish and a Norwegian climbers.The expedition is led... Read more

Fleche April 15, 2008 - Project Himalaya on its way to Base Camp of Mt. Everest
Jamie McGuiness and its team are now in Pangboche heading to the base camp. Everythingh is going well.

Fleche April 14, 2008 - Tibet opening soon?
After receiving some unofficial news about tourism in Tibet, it appears that the borders could be reopened for tourists after the Olpympics Games and only after.




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