Teng Kanpoche SOS
Tengkang Poche -- have you seen Alexey and Svetlana?
"Russian climbers Alexey Gorbatenkov and Svetlana Gutsalo set off towards Tengkang Poche (6,500m)
by the end of September," Lena LAletina of RussianClimb told ExplorersWeb in an urgent note. "This peak is not far from Thame village, in the Khumbu region."
"The duo planned to fly home from KTM on October 7. No news still today," Lena added.
Family and friends at home are currently seeking for information on the climbers whereabouts. Anyone having met them on the mountain, in Thame, Namche or anywhere in the Khumbu valley please contact ExplorersWeb, RussianClimb and/or herehttp://www.explorersweb.com/everest_k2/ ... p?id=19708