9th November: Paddy called in this morning to report that the rope fixing teams have made little progress since his last report and have only managed to reach Mushroom Ridge before backing off again due to unconsolidated snow. Tanya has been up to Camp 2 and is now heading back down to Base camp and will walk out with Paddy tomorrow.
9th Nov – Summit success. Paddy text today to say that Mark and Roy reached the summit of Baruntse this morning. Hannah and Ian after a valiant effort decided to turn around at the ice step. They will head back down to base camp tomorrow and rejoin the rest of the group.
Tien Shan Unclimbed Peaks Expedition & Khan Kengri News 24th July 2010
- Leader : Patrick Cave
- Sam Chappatte
- David Nicholls
- Mark Ireland
- Sheri Bastien
- Andrew Murphy(Unclimbed Only)
- Mark Procter
17th Aug – The team are now all safely at Karakol after being flown back by helicopter from base camp.