Agna Bielecka at camp 4 with Everest in background. The team has had a hard climb to C4 and will attempt summit tonight. There's no bottled oxygen and the team fixed most of their own logistics. Image by Andrzej Bargiel courtesy Artur Hajzer, SOURCE
This is Kuriki's fourth attempt in four years on the difficult challenge. 8000 meters is his top altitude so far. Image by Kuriki Nobukazu courtesy Kuriki Nobukazu, SOURCE
Kuriki's line. Image by Kuriki Nobukazu courtesy Kuriki Nobukazu, SOURCE
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(Newsdesk/update Oct 17 8:00 am) The push on Lhotse has been aborted. One of the two expedition Sherpas contracted frostbite and was guided down by expedition leader Artur Hajzer. The second Sherpa seems to be evacuated by the Korean team in camp 2, shared by Everest (Ed note: translation from Polish dispatch). The remaining expedition members have descended.The Japanese push on Everest seems to be ongoing, check comments section below. PreviousPosted Oct 15, 2012 07:39 pm EDTWhat a weekend! Space jump record and wing suit...