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The Big Girl

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Hello all  FBs out there and well wishers
I spoke to Noel at 7.00pm Tibet time.
 
Both Lorenzo and Noel arrived 8300m around
5.30pm Tibet time their plan is to rest and
rise at 10 pm to prepare all the water etc with
an est departure time of  12 midnight for summit attempt
(weather pemitting ) Noel sounded great quite excited I will
post you all once I have any news .....fingers crossed


tata
Lynne
 :) ;) :D ;D

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Re: summit push news by the big girl.....boys at 8300m
« Reply #1 on: May 20 2006, 19:02 »

I've just annotated Lorenzo's recordings from Camp 3 at 8300m. Conditions sound excellent, so they're not going to hang around. Will be a little while until his next message.

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Re: summit push news by the big girl.....boys at 8300m
« Reply #2 on: May 21 2006, 00:34 »

IT'S SHOW TIME!!!!

Finger permanently crossed!

Good luck, boys!

MC ;D

p.s. Thanks so much for the updates, Chris and "Big Girl".
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Shirley & Claude

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Re: summit push news by the big girl.....boys at 8300m
« Reply #3 on: May 21 2006, 00:59 »

To Noel and Lorenzo

Listening to Lorenzo's radio blog, we are with you in 'spirit' if not in body.

The views sound superb......and the menu doesn't seem too bad either!!

Not far to go now - onwards and upwards>>>>>>

Love and all our best wishes to you both,

Shirley & Claude

 :lol) O0 >:D

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Re: summit push news by the big girl.....boys at 8300m
« Reply #4 on: May 21 2006, 09:24 »

this is so exciting.  will be waiting for more news.

by the way, midnight Tibet time is 10:00 pm Nepal time (actually 9:45), so that is not too late. 

I think these bastards are going to make it.  Mountain John
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Re:Team "A" - some have summited!!!
« Reply #5 on: May 21 2006, 09:39 »

Just in from Harry

SUMMIT!
we have been watching the team all morning, here is the first unofficial 7summits update. Mingma Gelu & Sergey K summited quite early as planned and waited for the rest of the clients. Apparently Slate Stern summited soon after and was going down quickly after, in good speed. Henrik Olsen also summited in good time and finished his 7 summits!

Ilya was having problems at the 3rd step and sat there for a long time, but our team is bringing him down now.
Noel summited about 25 minutes ago and is now going down and just a few minutes ago, at the end of our maximum time allowed, Lorenzo arrived at the summit, where our guide Igor Svergun was waiting for him, they will be coming down now and will be taking everybody they meet on the way. More Sherpas have summited as well, names to follow later.
Ronnie Muhl is now at the 2nd step, so we will have to take him down as he is going too slow to go for the summit safely, just as Igor Plushkin. At the moment we are not sure if Kirk summited or not, but so far everybody is safe and in good hands and we will make sure that all members and sherpas come down together. Maybe more later, we will be leaving with team B soon.

All the best, Harry

2nd update from Harry

Hi all, just a quick addition before I head up: Kirk did summit as well, with Noel, as did Arkadiy from Russia. Everybody is on the way down and the weather is good.
Meanwhile we are having breakfast with and illegal alien, Simone Moro

Next report from the mountain!

Cheers, Harry



Congrats to all summiteers!!!  And team A, just get back down this mountain safely!
Team B...the best of luck!
 
MC  ;D

p.s. Harry...please get the scoop from the "Everest Wanderer".  That Simone sure does get around! 
 
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Re: summit push news by the big girl.....boys at 8300m
« Reply #6 on: May 21 2006, 11:05 »

HI Harry
Glad to see youre news ....I hope I will speak to Noel soon
and post an accurate update ..just praying they make it down safely
Very good luck to you boys in the second wave of summit attempts

Tata
The Big Girl
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Re: summit push news by the big girl.....boys at 8300m
« Reply #7 on: May 21 2006, 11:27 »

Congratulations! to Lorenzo and all the team! Looking forward to blog update
Cliff
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Summit news from The Big girl
« Reply #8 on: May 21 2006, 13:05 »

 :-* :-* :-* :-* :-* :-*

Hello everyone I have just spoken to(a  v happy  but exhausted )Noel 8.00am GMT  15.45 Tibet time
He has arrived back safely at 8300m delighted to have summated in gale
force winds and snow around 2.00am Tibet time ...he says it was  difficult
to take photos etc at the summit due to the v high winds
His only dissapointment was to find his bottle of Coke had been drunk by the
sherpa back at camp 8300 !!! he was thinking of it all night
Lorenzo is on his way down after summating also although they where not together on the top ....I will post any more news when I get it ..

tata
From a very proud BIg Girl

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Re: summit push news by the big girl.....boys at 8300m
« Reply #9 on: May 21 2006, 13:25 »

You be proud big girl!!!  damn proud!!

Is Noel moving down to 7700 camp?

John
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Re: summit push news by the big girl.....boys at 8300m
« Reply #10 on: May 21 2006, 13:26 »

great news lynne that all is wellwith Noel what an achievement send him our love and best wixhex from sunny whitehead and i am sure he'll get plenty of coke later. all the best to you both ann and family
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Re: summit push news by the big girl.....boys at 8300m
« Reply #11 on: May 21 2006, 15:31 »

Well done Noel,  see you soon - Malcolm, Avril, Rachel & Claire
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Shirley & Claudeh

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Re: On Lookers from last years trip.......
« Reply #12 on: May 21 2006, 16:30 »

Noel and Lorenzo

Great news......just what we've all been waiting to hear!

Well Noel you've left your footprints on the roof of the planet......and what an incredible achievement that is......how does it feel?  You must be thrilled.......and Lynne, you must share that sense of achievement too! 

Can't wait for the next of Lorenzo's radio blogs.

See you back at sea level....

Love from Shirley & Claude
 :lol) ;D :eek)
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Re: summit push news by the big girl.....boys at 8300m
« Reply #13 on: May 21 2006, 16:33 »

Just got the text message "summited!" from Lorenzo's sat phone. What more can I say?

Chris.
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Re: summit push news by the big girl.....boys at 8300m
« Reply #14 on: May 21 2006, 16:37 »

Guys-

Great news!!! I am so happy for you both... I wish I had been there with you all to celebrate. Safe trip home and I look forward to all the great stories!

Jamie
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Re: summit push.....Lorenzo summits!
« Reply #15 on: May 21 2006, 16:40 »

Chris

Wonderful news.  Will Lorenzo be sending you a text message when he reaches C-3 (8300m)?  I will sleep much better knowing that he has arrived and in good health.

As always, thanks a million for the updates.

MC
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Re: summit push news by the big girl.....boys at 8300m
« Reply #16 on: May 21 2006, 16:46 »

I would expect a voice blog from one of the North Col camps. Doesn't look like he was able to send a GPS fix from the top - I doubt he'd be able to press the little buttons on the phone with the gloves on!

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Re: summit push.....Lorenzo Summits!
« Reply #17 on: May 21 2006, 17:02 »

Well, Lorenzo, you so deserved the summit.

CONGRATULATIONS, WELL DONE, YA WHOO, HIP HIP HURRAY, WAY TO GO, THUMBS UP

:)     :D     ;D    ::)    ;D    :D    :)

MC

I'll look forward to Lorenzo's next voice blog...thanks again, Chris.
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Re: summit push news by the big girl.....boys at 8300m
« Reply #18 on: May 21 2006, 17:40 »

Well Lorenzo and the rest of the gang.
Safe journey back down to ABC

 ;D
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Re: summit push news by the big girl.....boys at 8300m
« Reply #19 on: May 21 2006, 18:57 »

Hi Noel, congratulations from everyone here in Newcastle we all very proud of u and really thrilled you made it to the top as we all knew you would!! Cant wait to see yourself Lynn and Baboo again alltogether.

                                 All the best
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