The world’s highest skydiving event, Everest Skydive is underway. According to our contact at Shyangboche, jumps were held at Shyangboche drop zone on 22nd & 23rd October.
Jump day- 22nd October, 2011, around 9:10 Am (local time)
Solo Jumps- Dawie Du Plessis (South Africa), Derek Thomas(UK), Mario Gervasi (France)
Jump Day- 23rd October, 2011, around 10:50 AM (local time)
Solo Jumps- Wendy Smith (New Zealand), Dawie du Plessis (South Africa), Phillip Smith(USA), Derek Thomas (UK)
Tandem Jumps-Priscilla Telmon (France)with tandem master Ryan Jackson(UK), Klaus L.M. Gachter (USA) with tandem master Ryan Jackson , Jean-Marc Nowak (France) with Mario Gervasi (France)
Tandem Jump -Priscilla Telmon (France)with tandem master Ryan Jackson
Solo Jump- Phillip Smith
(Pic: Wendy Smith)
The meeting and handling was well organized. The guides and support staff were all friendly. Meals during the trek were plentiful and delicious, nice variety.
We work with the motto "Tourism for Development". Explore Himalaya Community Service Project was conceived to empower underprivileged segments of Nepal.