Ascent to Mount Everest-First Step on 2001-04-26

Climber: Jake Norton

Date:Thursday, April 26, 2001
Ascent Type:Unsuccessful - Turned Back
Point Reached:Mount Everest - First Step
    Elevation:8503 m / 27900 ft
    Remaining Elevation:345 m / 1129 ft (3% left to go)

Ascent Trip Report

Climbing for 2001 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition. Climbed with Brent Okita to search NE Ridge for evidence after discovering 1924 high camp on N Ridge. Later summit attempt thwarted at 21,000 feet due to rescue of Chinese glaciologists.
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