A group of 20 from the ‘Climbing The Seven Summits’ team are ready to head for the summit from the South Col tonight.
They gave us this update on May 11th;
“Our first wave of summit bid climbers are safely into the South Col and currently resting on oxygen as they prepare to head to the top of the world in just a few hours!
“They did really well today and made good time and the weather is holding stable.
“They will leave the Col around 8-9pm tonight, climb through the night with the goal of summiting at first light around 4-5am.
“The 7 climbers (Michael N, Michael P, Rob S, Steve S, April L & Ryan A) are supported by 13x very strong Sherpa & Sherpa Guides.
“Reports are about 70 climbers summited today which is great news as the route will be in good shape with well kicked-in steps for our team.”