Climb Details

  • Dates: March 29th. Through June 1, 2008
  • Start/Finish Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Route: South Side (from Nepal) up the South Column. (The same route used by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay on their first ascent in 1953).
  • Guiding Team: Vern Tejas (lead guide), Dave Morton and Lakpa Rita Sherpa (lead Sherpa). This is perhaps the most experienced guiding team available.
  • Cost: Approximately $90,000 inclusive. I will pay 100% of my expedition costs, allowing all sponsorship funds raised to go to the Red Cross