NEWS FROM THE EXPEDITION
02 May 2007
It's hard to put it in words. The wound is still fresh and it's hard not to get emotional.
28 April 2007
Unfortunately the search is unsuccessful for the moment.
27 April 2007
On April 24 I left C2 with Marek. Few meters under the summit Marek decided to return and started to descend on fix ropes. On my way down from the summit I stopped at our C2. It was buried under the snow. Marek wasn't there. I found his ice awe and one glove.
23 April 2007
The British route. Marek and I are in 7000m.
22 April 2007
Nothing new last days. We were waiting. Koreans want to fix all the way up. Fotunately not before we will climb it.
We leave tonight.
17 April 2007
We are waiting for the weather.
17 April 2007
We reached the BC (5300m) under Shisha Pangma on Saturday the 14th of April. It is really nice here. No rubbish! Not as in Cho Oyu BC.
We had some problems with yakmen, they didn't want to continue in a deeper snow, but we persuaded them by some extra dollars.
12 April 2007
On 7 April we moved from Cho Oyu Base Camp to Tingri.
Marek, Jaro, Dodo 5.4.2007
05 April 2007
Slovak mountaineering expedition completed its stay under the sixth highest mountain Cho Oyu 8201m and will move in few days under its main aim, NW face of Shisha Pangma 8045m, to make an attempt in alpine style.
03 April 2007
Duce is coming back to ABC. He is all right, just tired.
02 April 2007
It is cold again. Marek should start his second attempt tomorrow.
01 April 2007
Duce should come to C2 today. Marek is in ABC now and would like to make an attempt in few days too.
31 March 2007
I was on the summit in the morning, Marek came to 7.800m.
30 March 2007
Marek and I are in 7.000m. Duce stayed down.
30 March 2007
All the three of us feel well. I didn't have headache yet, I enjoy meal.
28 March 2007
Beautiful weather and good acclimatization allowed us to ascend some more metres upper.
Dodo 25. 3. 2007
25 March 2007
Today┬┤s morning is clear but too windy.
23 March 2007
Today I came with Marek in ABC in 5.630m. I feel very good, I just still get out of breath. Marek has headache but as he says he knows that feeling and will feel fine after some sleep. Duce has no problems but he decided not to join us before the evening or tomorrow.
22 March 2007
Yesterday we moved to BC in 4.700m.
19 March 2007
Finally Tibet. Yesterday we were in Nyalam and made our first acclimatization hill above the village. As Duce says - tibetian classic: dirt, mess, communism.
15 March 2007
Today we went to Thamel. It's the biggest bazaar in Kathmandu. We were looking for altitude boots, down jackets,... everything we need and have in cargo. But we didn't find boots. The number 46 is taboo here.
14 March 2007
Today the trekkers left for Tibet, we keep waiting for cargo. Palo went to the doctor again and it seems he has to stay in Kathmandu five more days. Yesterday we celebrated his birthday in a friendly bar. The rest of us will go to Tibet perhaps tomorrow. But everything depends on our
12 March 2007
I am writing from the hotel Manaslu in center of Kathmandu. Yesterday we had dinner in Pasangs house. Nice house, pleasant wife, great son, cat Limba and dog. Nice evening. I tried "chang" for the first time. It's
rice bear. First glass nothing special but the rest of them...