Simone Moro on the summit of Mount Everest at 3 am in the morning! Image courtesy of Simone Moro (click to enlarge).
Andrew grabbed his towel and headed up the moraine chased by 5 friends / carers the lake was deep blue and looked very cold, located as it is in a frozen glacial moraine. Wasting no time he stripped, prepared himself mentally and elegantly launched himself into the turquoise depths. We all headed back fearing the worst only to see him emerge from the frozen deep, appearing like a lean and hungry dolphin. Applause and a few tears greeted this only for Dom to shout, Can you do it again? I did..
Filipino Romi might not have been the first Filipino summiteer - but he sure was the first to shoot over his summit picture - straight from the death zone! Image over Contact 4.0 courtesy of GMA.
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It was all about Himalaya and Everest last week. In an international frenzy of triumphs and disasters, emails flew around the globe, relaying the latest worry and joy. ExWeb spent a sleepless week, covering 24 hours. Brave climbers lost their lives while others experienced moments they will never forget. In the end the Everest Peace Project summit video arrived; a soothing message from Mount Everest to us all (sound).Everest summits It was a massive week of Everest summits. First out on the north side were HIMEX again,...