It was the third straight morning of summits on Mt. Everest in very good conditions. Saturday morning saw well over 75 people summit bringing the total from both sides to around 350. More summit bid tonight for Sunday morning. Also, we are seeing many people being the first from their country to summit Everest.
This weather continues to be very rare. While I hear an occasional comment about wind, most teams are saying it’s goldilocks conditions up there – not too hot, not too cold and not too windy, and no clouds or snow. In looking at a few forecasts, it appears this will continue to at least May 20. Of course, there will always be an unforeseen spat of winds or snow; after all, this is mountain weather. But for now, we are seeing 2018-like conditions where there were 11 straight days of good summit conditions allowing teams to spread out.
Summits, Saturday, May 14, 2022
Da Jangbu Sherpa with Himalayan guide Treks and Expedition, told me of their success today with:
- Phillip James De-Bergor (UK) @6:50
- Luke Josef Rollnik (Australian) @ 8:30
- Patrick Connor (Australia) @7:00
- Jeffery Andrew Leech (Australia) @8:50
- Lakpa Bhote @6:50
- Tenjing Bhote @7:00
- Chebi Bhote @8:30
- Dawa Gylgen @8:50
1. Nayla Nasir A. Albaloushi from the UAE First Emirati female2. Vanessa Estol – Uruguay First Uruguayan Female3. He Jing China, climb without using supplementary O2.4. Oswaldo Aurelio Freire Cartagena5. John Charles Bosco6. Afsaneh Hesami Fard7. Pasang Phurba Sherpa (Director of Seven Summit Treks)8. Pasang Nurbu Sherpa9. Ngima Tashi Sherpa10. Ngang Tashi Sherpa11. Sange Sherpa12. Mingma Thinduk Sherpa13. Jangbu Sherpa14. Pastenji Sherpa15. Angeli Sherpa16. Tenjing Sherpa17. Ngima Thinduk Sherpa18. Lakpa Sherpa
- Gantulga Bekh Ochir
- Yorick Daniel Vion- Leader
- Nathaniel James Douglas
- Liliya Ianovskaia
- Kasturi Deepak Savekar – India
- Tsering Samduk Sherpa – Nepal
- Brian David Glen Bethell – Canada
- Jose Armando Navarrete Ulloa – Mexico
- Darya Ianovskaia
- Aziz Abdileilidaghi
- Tsering Dawa Sherpa
- Pema Chhiring Sherpa (Lead) IFMGA
- Pemba Tashi Sherpa
- Lakpa T Sherpa
- Ang Pemba Sherpa
- Mingma Dorchi Sherpa
- Pemnurbu Sherpa
- Dawa Lama Sherpa
- Pemba D Sherpa – Nepal
- Lakpa Sherpa – Nepal
Mike Hammils’ Climbing The Seven Summits reports more top outs after a huge day yesterday with Gabby Kanizay, 18, reportedly the youngest Australian to Summit Everest, with her mother, Jane Kanizay, and Sherpa support from Tendi Sherpa and Pasang Sherpa. She joins Lucy Westlake (she already has a Wiki page!) as the youngest, 18 also, setting an American female record.
Alssummiting with the CTSS team was my dear friend and mountain Angel, Kami Sherpa, with Jessica Hepburn.
There are still over 200 people ready to summit this weekend and even into early next week. Stay tuned. Teams still ready to summit include:
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Sorry, Nancy, I don’t. I never found what company he was climbing with this season or just going as an independent filmmaker with clients.
Thanks, Alan. Yes, I believe you’re right…climbing and filming independently. Pasang Kaji Sherpa, free lance guide, assisting.
Alan, I continue to enjoy and learn from your updates. Thank you!
I am following the climb of Elia Saikaly, a filmmaker/photographer, and his team. I believe they are on their summit push. Do you have any news of them?
Hi Nancy, I’m following as well, and according to Kenton’s tracker, they’re at around 8700 meters. Wishing everyone on the mountain a safe and successful summit and descent!
Thank you, Alan and TMEP. Sounds good so far!
And yes…safety and success for all!
This is fantastic Alan. After the awful few past years. So glad to hear about all these summits.
Yes, Nice to report good news. Thanks, Jacqueline.