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Re: Mount Everest News

by jedicolin » Wed Dec 26, 2018 2:25 pm

Two Sherpa Widows to Climb Mount Everest

The widows of two Sherpa climbers, who died on Mount Everest, will try to climb the world’s highest mountain to complete the unfinished ascents of their husbands and hopefully inspire other single women.

Two Sherpa Widows to Climb Mount Everest

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by jedicolin » Sat Dec 29, 2018 3:34 pm

Climbed Mount Everest 22 times but wants more

Kami Rita Sherpa who has climbed Mount Everest for 22 times, expresses his view about climbing and wanting to summit Everest for another 6 years.

Climbed Mount Everest 22 times but wants more

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Re: Mount Everest News

by jedicolin » Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:07 pm

New Poll question for January

Which is your favourite book about the 1996 Mount Everest disaster?

Left for Dead, Into Thin Air, The Climb, Another book.

Please vote at http://www.everest1953.co.uk thank you.

Results from last months poll

Where do you think Mallory’s oxygen apparatus is?

Near his body 22%
Near the Second Step 17%
Near Camp Six 17%
Somewhere else 44%

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Re: Mount Everest News

by jedicolin » Thu Jan 03, 2019 7:35 pm

Mount Everest 2019

I have updated the Everest 2019 page with British teams/climbers who intend to climb Mount Everest this year. If you are not on the list please let me know.

Mount Everest 2019

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by jedicolin » Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:53 pm

Ex Police Officer to climb Mount Everest

Jamie Ironmonger from Gosport worked for Hampshire Police for more than 16 years but had to leave due to stress, depression and PTSD. He will be attempting to climb Mount Everest in April.

Ex Police Officer to climb Mount Everest

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Re: Mount Everest News

by jedicolin » Tue Jan 08, 2019 5:49 pm

Mount Everest Book Video

A new video showing more of my SIGNED first edition books that are related to Mount Everest and its climbers.

Watch video here

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by jedicolin » Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:10 pm

Double amputee climber nominated for award

Chinese double amputee climber Xia Boyu is among 10 nominees for the ‘Laureus Sporting Moment of the Year’ award for his unswerving challenge of climbing Mount Everest.

Double amputee climber nominated for award

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by jedicolin » Sun Jan 13, 2019 3:20 pm

British Mount Everest Expeditions

I have up dated this page with details of the 2018 British Mount Everest Expeditions that include, route, members names, who reached the summit, height reached and more.

British Mount Everest Expeditions

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Re: Mount Everest News

by jedicolin » Wed Jan 16, 2019 3:45 pm

25 Women to ride to Everest Base Camp on their motorbikes

A UK woman is set to lead an all female team from Kathmandu to the Everest Base Camp riding their motorbikes, for the first time ever.

25 Women to ride to Everest Base Camp on their motorbikes

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Re: Mount Everest News

by Wallylongridge » Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:28 pm

Sorry Mate but I was thinking of riding a Elephant up to base camp, not a bloody motorbike!!!

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Re: Mount Everest News

by jedicolin » Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:31 pm

I agree with you!

If I was at the North side Base Camp and a load of motorbikes turned up I would be well pi**ed off.
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by jedicolin » Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:31 pm

Sherpa climbers seek social security

Sherpa climbers who guide their foreign clients to the top of the mountains including Mount Everest have urged the concerned stakeholders to ensure social security for them.

Sherpa climbers seek social security

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Re: Mount Everest News

by jedicolin » Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:36 pm

1996 Everest tragedy turned in to an Opera

The Calgary Opera has made a new production called Everest, which opens in February and is based on the ill-fated 1996 ascent of Mount Everest that ended with eight dead.

1996 Everest tragedy turned in to an Opera

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Re: Mount Everest News

by jedicolin » Mon Jan 21, 2019 7:15 pm

China restricts number of Everest climbers

China is is to restrict the number of climbers attempting to scale Mount Everest from the north by up to one-third this year as part of a major clean up of the world’s highest peak.

China restricts number of Everest climbers

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