30th October: Summit Success! Magical day in Nepal with 9 members inc 4 sherpas on top of Himlung Himal at 7126m inc as far as we understand it Paul 2nd ever Brit and 1st Lancastrian, Karin is 1st Danish and Carrie 1st British women. 10 hrs ascent along a corniced ridge and steep snow slopes.
Leader and news updates: Zac Poulton
9th Nov: The team depart from their home countries on their flights to Kathmandu. Once there, they will receive their briefing about the expedition ahead and have some time to enjoy the hustle and bustle, sights and sounds that make up Kathmandu.
23rd Oct: Summit Success!!! Zac has called to report they have had a very successful summit day. Although a long and tiring climb, 8 clients made the summit with Zac and 2 sherpas. It was good weather with no clouds but a little gusty but the team were wearing down-jackets to ward off the cold.
26th May 02:00 (6:45am Nepali time) Chris called in from the summit of Everest.
Chris, Geordie & Jaysen have reached the top of the world. Geordie has set a new British record by becoming the youngest British male to climb the true Seven Summits including Carstensz Pyramid, so extra well done to Geordie. Andrew and Ben are not far behind but are still to top out from the North Face on to the final summit approach. Chris reported that the weather is good and the guys are taking their summit photos and taking in the views. They will soon begin their descent back down the Northeast Ridge.
24th Sep SUMMIT SUCCESS! Zac phoned this morning at 9am to say all four clients, two Sherpas and himself all summitted within 15 minutes of each other. They are all back down at Camp 3 basking in their glory. They aim to descend to Camp 2 later today and back to ABC tomorrow.
10th Nov SUMMIT SUCCESS! – Email received from Zac today to say that a second summit attempt has been successful, so all the team have now summitted. This included Zac, Andrew Williams, Paul Hunt, Sonam Sherpa and Nuru Sherpa. The team are now back at Namche Bazaar having had a good crossing of the Amphulatsa. They hope to be back in Kathmandu on the 12th November.
update 16/01/06 – 1pm GMT: The Mount Kenya trekking team have all reached point Lenana and Stephen Gandy & Zac were successful in reaching Nelion. The team have all now moved over to Kilimanjaro and begun their ascent.The Mount Meru team were all successful in summiting and have joined up with the Mount Kenya team to climb Kilimanjaro. Stu Peacock.