Sir Ranulph Fiennes’ Everest Challenge – 5 th report. Summit Day.

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Everest Challenge Sir Ranulph Fiennes is climbing Everest for Marie Curie Cancer Care’s Delivering Choice Programme. Marie Curie Cancer Care..

Route: South East Ridge. Website – www.everestchallenge.org.uk

Hoist the flag

At Sir Ranulph’s request Kenton Cool and Dr Rob Casserley took the Marie Curie Cancer Care flag to the summit of Everest.
Kenton Cool said: “I’m pleased that we got up there, pleased that we got the flag up there, but it was a horrible summit. I feel completely beaten up. I think partly it’s disappointment […]

Back to reality

Team Marie Curie arrived back in Kathmandu late last night after a helicopter ride from Pheriche in the Khumbu Valley.
Many helicopter crashes have been caused by the thinner air at Base Camp – so teams walk down the valley to a safer altitude.
Team Marie Curie walked for six hours, at first over massive boulders and […]

Back to the UK

Sir Ranulph Fiennes and Team Marie Curie will today begin their journey back to Kathmandu, the Nepalese capital, and then back to the UK.
The journey to Kathmandu involves a seven hour walk down the valley to an altitude that is safer for helicopters to land.
It took seven days to walk up to Base Camp and […]

No more mountains

Having returned to Base Camp, Sir Ranulph Fiennes has vowed never to climb a mountain again.
Sir Ranulph said: “In my life I don’t normally ever try anything more than once. When I switched from polar treks to climbing mountains I had two challenges in mind. One was the highest mountain in the world – Mount […]

May 25th, 2008 | Tagged as:

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes’ Everest Challenge – 4 th report.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes’ Everest Challenge – 3th report.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes’ Everest Challenge – 2 nd report.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes’ Everest Challenge – 1st report.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes’ Everest Challenge.

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