Peak Freaks Everest Expedition Set Up Base Camp- Tim Rippel Leads The Team
Tim Rippel of Peak Freaks Expedition left Kathmandu for Lukla on April 1st.At the time of writing this blog he has already reached Base Camp.The members in his team consists of
1.Timothy L.Rippel- Expedition leader (Canada)
2.Michael S.Mortensen (USA)
3.Sultan M.A. Al Ismaili (Oman)- first climber from Oman to try for an Everest summit
6. Nabil Lodey (UK) – an international lawyer from the UK who is raising money for UNICEF in his push for the summit.
7. Faruq Saad H.Alzuman (Saudi Arabia)- first Saudi Arabian on a mission to summit Mt. Everest
8. Saad A.Naseer(USA) – attempting a 21 day speed ascent from Kathmandu to summit and back.
9.George LaMoureaux(USA) – His mission to Everest is to film the expedition in attempts to raise funds and awareness for America’s missing children.
Will Schmid Thuber will be trekking up to the BC. The climbing sherpas are led by Dendi Sherpa.
The names of Sherpas are as follows:
1.Dendi Sherpa (Sirdar)2.Pema Nure sherpa3.Ang Pasang Sherpa 4.Jangbu Sherpa 5.Ang Gyalgen Sherpa 6.Lakpa Sherpa 7.Mingmar Sherpa 8.Karma Sherpa 9.Lakpa Bhote 10.Kaji Sherpa 11.Pema Chotar Sherpa
12. Ngima Dendi Sherpa 13.Karsang Sherpa
7 Summits Everest Expedition 2008 from Denmark Left Via Jiri- Soren Smidt Leads His member Henrik Kristiansen
Soeren Smidt and Henrik Kristaensen arrived in Kathmandu on 3rd April. They left for Jiri on 6th April. From Jiri they will trek to Everest BC via Lukla and Namche. On the way they shall be trekking to Lobuche East Peak and Island Peak. Their trekking guide is Moule Tamang and Nerman Tamang is the cook.
The sherpas for the Everest expedition will be led by Serab Zhangmu Sherpa.The names of the sherpas are as follows:
1.Serab Zhangmu Sherpa(Sirdar) 2.Temba Sherpa 3.Lhakpa Naru Sherpa 4.Pemba Tenjin Sherpa 5.Darenji Sherpa 6.Bag Bir Tamang
Good Luck to the team!
Stay tuned for more Everest updates – Coming up Jamie’s PH Everest Expedition