Jamie McGuiness of Project Himalaya shall be leaving Kathmandu for Lukla along with his 12 member Everest expedition group. The group’s plan was to climb Everest from Tibet side .But as the route was closed, they had to turn to divert their attention towards the southern side. With permit in hand and with lots of ‘good lucks’ & ‘good wishes’ the team shall be leaving tomorrow (on the 07th April). They shall be flying from Kathmandu to Lukla and then to Namche ,Pangboche and finally to Base Camp, from where the real ascent will begin.
The names of the PH Everest Expedition 2008 are:
1.James Stuart Mcguinness-Expedition leader (New Zealand)
2.David G.Cole (Australia)
3. Mr.Raphael Gernez (USA)
4. Gineth Soto-Buturla (Costa Rica)
5. Andrew J.Falgate (UK)
6.Timothy P.Burns (USA)
7. Mr.Martin W.Schmidt (New Zealand)
8.Anselm B.Murphy (Ireland)
9.James D.Oleary (Ireland)
10. Boguslaw A.Magrel (Poland)
11.Slawomir Maksymilian (Poland)
12.Giovannina Cantale (Netherland) will be trekking with the group up to the Base Camp only.