Everest Skydive-2010 Test Jumps

Posted May 17th, 2010 under Company News, Skydive, Special Events,

Test jumps for Everest Skydive 2010 were performed on 16th May 2010 at Shyangboche at 9:35 AM (local time).  1 solo and 2 tandem jumps were made from  above 20,000 feet.

Wendy Smith (New Zealand)  jumped solo from 27,000feet, while Bibek Pandey (Nepal) made a tandem jump with tandem master Tom Noonan (USA). Likewise Ful Man Tamang (Nepal) too jumped tandem with Dr.Ryan Jackson (UK).

WEndy Smith - Test Jump, ESD 2010 Wendy Smith – After a solo test jump for ESD 2010- 16th May 2010, Shyangboche (Photo: Navesh Chitrakar)

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Everest Skydive 2009 – Photo Highlights

Posted Oct 29th, 2009 under Photo Essay, Skydive,

Photos of Everest Skydive 2009

Ganesh Pandey with tandem master Tom Noonan making a tandem jump , above 25,000 feet (Photo: Wendy Smith)

Wing Commander Jai Kishan of IAF , on his canopy, flying past Pumori peak (Photo : Gorakh Bista)

Jai Kishan ( Photo : Gorakh Bista)

Tom Noonan (Photo: Gorakh Bista)

Members of the ESD team at Shyangboche with Fishtail Air’s AS 350 B3 (Photo: Gorakh Bista)

Everest Skydive – Skydivers Jump from 25,000 feet

Posted Oct 16th, 2009 under Company News, Skydive,

This morning five members from the Explore Himalaya skydive team made four solos and one tandem jump from a height of 25,000 feet at Shyangboche in the Everest region.

In the first batch Tom Noonan (USA), Ian Bishop (Australia) and Jay Kishan (India) made solo jumps at 10:30 AM (local time). In the second batch, world record holder and chief co-ordinator of the team, Wendy Smith (New Zealand) made a solo jump, while Ganesh Pandey (Nepal ) made a tandem jump with tandem master Tom Noonan (USA) at 12:30 PM (local time).

The jumps were made from Tara Air’s Pilatus Porter aircraft, piloted by Jack Sparrow (UK) and Praful Baidya (Nepal). Jack Sparrow has performed more then 4,000 lifts (flights for skydiving) in Europe. He is preparing to launch the first skydiving club in Asia, ThaiSky Adventures.

Explore Himalaya is the first agency in Nepal to commercially organize the Everest Skydive . In 2008 Explore Himalaya organized the first ever Everest Skydiving event in partnership with a UK based adventure company High & Wild.

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