"Lincoln Hall just walked into Advanced Base Camp on Mount Everest in reasonably good health," reports Duncan and Jamie. Image of ABC courtesy of 7-summitsclub.com (click to enlarge).
Lincoln Hall (far right) was accompanying teenager Chris Harris (2nd left), who hoped to become the youngest Everest summiteer. When Chris called his attempt off, Lincoln felt strong and decided to give the summit a try. Image of the team in BC courtesy of AustralianYoungAdventurers.com (click to enlarge)
Last night, Lincoln was met by expedition doctor Andrey Selivanov (image) who had prepared a makeshift hospital tent in the high camp (7000 m). Lincoln remained in critical condition, but on a question regarding the outlook, the doctor said, "We shall overcome!". Image courtesy of 7-summitsclub.com (click to enlarge).<br><br>
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Yesterday, Alex Abramov reported that Lincoln Hall would be descending to ABC, 6400 meters by late morning today. Climbers spotted Lincoln in camp at around 2 pm local time. Duncan Chessel got the call from Jamie McGuinness in ABC, "Duncan your Australian mountaineering compatriot (Lincoln Hall) is down at ABC, having walked down pretty much on his own, looking good doesn't have much memory of anything at all but other wise looking quite healthy, ABC out for the Project Himalaya/DCXP Everest team.""No view is worth that...