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Title: May 21st: Alex Abramov: all safe in ABC, list of summiteers from 7summits-club
Post by: 7summits on May 22 2007, 12:58
From the leader of expedition, Alex Abramov

May 21, camp ABC, 6400m 100% succes on Everest.

All climbers from our expedition have summited Everest. Altogether 26 persons: 14 members and 12 Sherpas. Now we are in ABC camp, in safe place. Tomorrow most people will go to the base camp.

This success has proved the right of our acclimatization plan, good tactic decisions, good equipment of climbers and Sherpas, sufficient amount of oxygen.

. On May 19 the following expedition members summitted Everest:

- Hannah Shields (Ireland)
- Curt Mayers (USA)
- Dirk Feige (Germany)
- Israfil Ashurly (Russia - Azerbaidzan. Finished 7 Summits Program by this ascent and became the first Azerbaidzanian climber to do so)
- Maxim Shakirov (Russia)
- Sergey Kofanov (expedition guide, second time on the top)
- Sergey Larin (expedition doctor, second time on the top)

And 6 Sherpas:
Mingma Gelu Sherpa
Jangbu Sherpa
Mingma Dorchi Sherpa
Pasang Sherpa
Nima Ongdi Sherpa
Ngima Dorjee Sherpa

On May 20 the following expedition members summitted Everest:

- William Tyler (USA)
- Sergey Batura (Russia, first representative of the Far East to summit Everest)
- Andrey Ivanov (Russia, first representative of the Far East to summit Everest)
- Sergey Dashkevich (Russia, first representative of the Far East to summit Everest )
- Liudmila Korobeshko (Russia)
- Abramov Alexander (guide and expedition leader)
- Alexander Bichenko (guide, Russia, first representative of the Far East to summit Everest )

And 6 Sherpas:
Pemba Rinjin Sherpa
Rinjen Sherpa
Lakcha Sangee Sherpa
Nurbu Chiring Sherpa
Pemba Tenjin Sherpa
Pemba Nurbu Sherpa

Alex Abramov and Lyudmila Korobeshko became the first Russian couple on Everest. Lyudmila is the first female Everest summiter from Moscow and European parg of Russia. She is native from the city of Piatigorsk in Northern Caucasus not far from Elbrus the highest summit of Europe.

(photo from Luda & Alex on the summit)
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Rescue operation of 7 Summits Club. Italian mountaineer Marco, spent 2 days unconscious in the snow next to camp 8300. He was found by the guide of 7 Summits Club expedition Sergey Kofanov. Sergey quickly organized the rescue operation and got Marco down to North Col. That saved Marco's life.

Good-bye!

Alexander Abramov, from slopes of Everest
Title: Re: May 21st: Alex Abramov: all safe in ABC, list of summiteers from 7summits-cl
Post by: m.c. reinhardt on May 22 2007, 18:45
Rescue operation of 7 Summits Club. Italian mountaineer Marco, spent 2 days unconscious in the snow next to camp 8300. He was found by the guide of 7 Summits Club expedition Sergey Kofanov. Sergey quickly organized the rescue operation and got Marco down to North Col. That saved Marco's life.

Alexander Abramov, from slopes of Everest
Well done Sergey and all involved in the rescue. Again, congrats to the dream team on successful summits!

MC  :)