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Everest

  • Landed at Kathmandu,India

    Landed at Kathmandu,India
    Kathmandu, India was chosen as the meeting place because it is close to the mountains that they would be climbing. The mountians they are going to climb is Everest part of the Himalayan Moutain Range.
  • Receive base camp information

  • Reports of severe weather, trip delayed

    Reports of severe weather, trip delayed
  • Working out final details of the trip

    Working out final details of the trip
  • The journey began

    The journey began
  • Reach 9,200 feet

    Reach 9,200 feet
    Reached 9,200 Feet on Everest when the Summit is 29,028 feet. Scott Fischer and his team are about 1/3 to the summit of Everest.
  • Reach 16,000 feet Khumbu Glacier 12 miles of ice

    Reach 16,000 feet Khumbu Glacier 12 miles of ice
  • Reach 16,200 feet, The Labuje

    Reach 16,200 feet, The Labuje
  • Arrived at Base Camp and had a Puja Ceremony

  • Reach Everest Base Camp 17,600 feet

    Reach Everest Base Camp 17,600 feet
  • Resting after passage through the Ice Fall

  • Spent the night at Camp 1

  • Descent to lower Ice Fall

  • Team acclamates at Camp 2

  • Nawang is sick with Edema

  • Guide ropes need to be fixed at the South

    Guide ropes are used to pull up supplies and to catch people from falling. Also they can be used to keep people going in the right direction. They need to be replaced because they where worn down and you dont want them to break otherwise you lose your supplies.
  • Nawang was rushed to Kathmandu

    Nawang was rushed to Kathmandu for imediate medical attention due to edema. Later in 2004 he became the first person to climb everest with a prosthetic leg.
  • Team now stable at Camp 3 24,000 Feet

  • Descended back to Base Camp 2 for a rest

  • Fischer's crew is looking strong.

    Fischer's crew is looking strong.
  • Still resting at Camp 2

  • Left camp 2 21,300 Feet

  • Reach camp 3

  • Reach Summit 29,028 Feet

  • Begin descent

    Begin descent
  • Reach 27,600 Feet The Balcony

  • Scott Fischer and Rob Hall stranded on Everest

  • 8 confirmed dead on Everest

    8 confirmed dead on Everest
  • Scott Fischer Buried above South Col as the team regroups

    Scott Fischer, an American climber and guide, was the team leader . The reason he died is because during descent he was stranded and he unfortunately died of a severe form of Altitude Sickness
  • New leader Neil Beidelman begins to piece together disaster

    Primary source: Wikipedia