The Ancient Historian

Ancient history, mountaineering, cycling and other outside adventures

Everest summits!

The first summits of the 2009 season are being reported by Alan Arnette. A small team of Sherpa climbers fixing the last bits of the climb to the balcony, two from the IMG team, 3 from HIMEX, including the amazing Phurba Tashi who’s featured on the documentaries “Everest:Beyond the limt” the last two seasons, one from Alpine Ascents International, and the impressive David Tait, climbing without O’s, who has also featured on the “beyond the limit” series. Well done guys! The Kazakh and Russell Brice Himex teams are both reported at camp 4. Everyoneelse seesm to be waiting for the famous “weather window.” You can read David Tait”s blog entry for the summit, his third, here.

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