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Sergey Kondrashkin (33) from St. Petersburg is attempting Lhotse without sherpa support.
Image by RussianClimb courtesy RussianClimb.com, SOURCE

Everest attack, the Russian take: "We saw what happened on the wall"

Posted: Apr 30, 2013 06:35 pm EDT

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(Newsdesk) In their very first visit to Himalaya, a bunch of Russian climbers climbing the normal route on Lhotse (shared with Everest to camp 3) got a close encounter with the events on the Lhotse wall a few days back.Covering their climb, Lena Laletina from RussianClimb translated parts of the report for ExplorersWeb, penned by expedition leader Victor Koval:"Headed up to camp 3 we were caught up at the bottom of the ice wall by the group of sherpas and a couple of Americans (heads of expeditions, interesting in fixing...

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