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The Descent: 1:45pm May 19, Nepal time, South Col
Posted on May 19, 2009

SUMMIT DAY AUDIO DISPATCH #05 Everest Dispatch #68 Basecamp Manager, Linden Mallory gives an update on the team’s safe return to the South Col. Transcript: Linden Mallory, Base Camp Manager (LM): It’s 1:45PM here on May 19th and the summit team returned to the South Col about a ½ hour ago. They made great time […]

The Descent: 12:00pm May 19, Nepal time, South Col
Posted on May 19, 2009

SUMMIT DAY AUDIO DISPATCH #04 Everest Dispatch #67 Basecamp Manager, Linden Mallory receives radio update on team’s progress from Sirdir Lambabu. Transcript: Linden Mallory, Base Camp Manager (LM): South Col, South Col, this is base camp. Sirdir Lambabu (SL): South Col go ahead. (LM): Hi Lama.  I’m hoping that you can update me on the […]

6:00am, May 19, Nepal time – 28,700 ft.
Posted on May 18, 2009

SUMMIT DAY AUDIO DISPATCH #03 Everest Dispatch #63 Transcript: Jake Norton, Expedition Photographer (JN): Yes, I copy you Linden. Just trying to get in touch with Peter. I’m up on the South summit trying to figure out where they are. Over. Linden Mallory, Base Camp Manager (LM): Copy that JK. Once you get a location […]

2:00am, May 19, Nepal Time – 27,600 ft.
Posted on May 18, 2009

SUMMIT DAY AUDIO DISPATCH #02 Everest Dispatch #61 Transcript: Linden Mallory, Base Camp Manager (LM): Go ahead Peter this is base. Peter Whittaker, Expedition Leader (PW): Hey Linden. We are, according to our altimeter, at about 27,600 feet, a few hundred feet below the balcony. Over. (LM): Copy that Peter. Nice work up there. You […]

12:00am, May 19, Nepal Time – 26,900 ft.
Posted on May 18, 2009

SUMMIT DAY AUDIO DISPATCH #01 Everest Dispatch #60 Transcript: Linden Mallory, Base Camp Manager (LM):  Go ahead Peter this is base. Peter Whittaker, Expedition Leader (PW):  Linden, just checking in. We are at 26,900 feet and working our way up. All is well. Over. (LM):  Copy that Peter. 26,900 feet. Nice work up there. Over.

Summit Bid Postponed
Posted on May 17, 2009

AUDIO DISPATCH 11:55pm, May 17, Nepal time – South Col – 26,000 ft.

Whittaker and Viesturs Wait Out Summit Winds at South Col
Posted on May 17, 2009

AUDIO DISPATCH 10:30pm, May 17, Nepal time – South Col – 26,000 ft.