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North Col

We head up to North Col to acclimatize

From leaving Kathmandu we slowly ascent to new altitudes, continuing eventually to North Col at 7000m where we suffer three nights.

29 April 2011 - to North Col

We spent three nights at ABC (6380m) acclimatizing then on the 29th headed up to North Col, and spent three nights up there.

Kenneth Koh

Kenneth Koh at Crampon point, putting on his crampons, with North Col behind
(teams store their crampons and harnesses in drums here) - Jami

Esther

Esther Tan and the ring of ice around the sun, taken with a fisheye lens - Jamie

Jim Morrow

Jim Morrow and North Col in the background - Jamie

North Col

climbing to North Col - Jamie

Grant Rawlinson

Grant Rawlinson, taped glasses, bandanas and a checked shirt - style! - Jamie

Esther Tan

Esther Tan style - Jamie

 our camp at Everest ABC

Our Everest ABC camp at 6380m with Lhakpa Ri 7034m in the background - Jamie

2 May - North Col

Still (suffering) at North Col.

 Esther

Cozy: Esther in her North Face Solar Flare (sleeping bag) - Jamie

North Col, another camp (not ours) and later most of these tents were destroyed by a wind storm - Jamie

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