Mt. Everest Expedition: Team on the Summit!

Posted by: Dave Hahn, Mark Tucker, Seth Waterfall | May 22, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Everest
Elevation: 29,035

Update:10:51 pm PT
The team has safely reached the South Col.  Everyone is doing well. They are going to take a quick break before continuing down to Camp 2 (Advanced Base Camp).
Mark Tucker

Update: 6:46 pm PT
Mark Tucker reports from Everest Base Camp that RMI Guides Dave Hahn, Seth Waterfall and their Sherpa team, Tshering and Kaji have reached the summit of Mt. Everest!  This marks Dave’s 15th summit of Mt. Everest and the third time for Seth to have reached the summit.  Tshering and Kaji have both made their sixth successful summit of Mt.Everest.

The team reported a beautiful day with a cold wind.  They will spend about 30 minutes on top before starting their descent.

Congratulations to all!

RMI Guide Dave Hahn makes a radio call from the summit of Mt. Everest. Photo: RMI Collection View over the Himalayas from the summit of Mt. Everest.  Photo: Jake Norton/ FA

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Congratulations, felicidades! 15 th summit!!! Great. Regards from Costa Rica

Posted by: Silke on 5/23/2013 at 6:51 pm

Huge Congratulations!  You guys were patient, waited until the right time, even when all others were making their summit bids, and you always seem to be successful.  Great climbing. Bill Bussey

Posted by: Bill Bussey on 5/23/2013 at 6:20 am

Yea! Congratulations. Come back safe.

Posted by: Gary Iverson on 5/23/2013 at 4:15 am

Seth, congrats to you and everyone on the team.  Been following the blog with excitement!

Posted by: Imi Khan on 5/23/2013 at 4:05 am

Congratulations to all! We enjoyed sharing this journey with you.

Posted by: Ann, Jerry & Michelle on 5/23/2013 at 3:52 am

Congratulations to you Kaji Dai!

Posted by: Subita Tamang (Exodus Nepal) on 5/23/2013 at 2:15 am

Congratulation Kaji & the RMI team .

Posted by: Lakpa ( Exodus Leader) on 5/22/2013 at 11:39 pm

Big congratulations to Kaji Sherpa from all of us at Exodus

Posted by: Valerie Parkinson on 5/22/2013 at 9:50 pm

Way to go Dave and Seth! Look forward to talking to you about it at the Mountain Festival in Ashford in September! Mike

Posted by: Mike Brown on 5/22/2013 at 8:52 pm

Yay Team, you make our hearts sing. GREAT work! Soooo proud of you animals.

Posted by: Linda on 5/22/2013 at 8:04 pm

Congratulation Dave and Team!

Posted by: Huy Dinh Quang on 5/22/2013 at 7:36 pm

Amazing, Awesome, & just Magnificent!

Posted by: Mary on 5/22/2013 at 7:21 pm


-Larry Seaton

Posted by: Larry Seaton on 5/22/2013 at 6:35 pm

Congratulations guys. Great job! Now get down safely and all will be perfect.

Posted by: John on 5/22/2013 at 6:29 pm

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