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Primavera del Himalaya 2015: Los climbers llegan a North Side Base Camp, Nat Geo Entrevistas Rafael Sławiński

The start of the climbing season in 2015 continues to proceed as planned. The teams continue to reach Everest Base Camp on the south side, where they are greeted by unusually heavy snow delayed the start of their shifts acclimatization. Meanwhile, the first mountaineers are now on the way to British Columbia on the north side, as well as some other notable climbers arrive in Kathmandu.

It will begin with news from the north side today. While climbers from the Nepal side of the mountain slowly walked to base camp during the last week, those heading north, in general, have to wait for the Chinese to open the border of Tibet. This has happened, and the teams that will go up on this side of the mountain began to cross and are now making their way to British Columbia as well. Unlike the south side, however, they can actually lead to the beginning of his rise, so they usually have a few days to get to stop cities from Nyalam and Tingri for acclimatization purposes.

But North Side Base Camp soon became a hive of activity as the Sherpas of the big teams arrived at the scene and quickly get ready for the arrival of the climbers' field. According to reports, there will be about people trying to summit from the Tibetan side this spring with 150 Sherpas joining them.

Notable expeditions hit the north side of this spring is Jornet attempted a speed record on this side of the mountain. Spanish ultrarunner left the Himalayan not new, however, although it does not seem unusual. We know that we will be acclimated before it arrives in the Himalayas, and we'll probably want a summit attempt later anyway so you can avoid bottlenecks and traffic jams near the top.

Also north Raphael Slawinski and fellow climber David Goettler and Daniel Bartsch. They try a new road along the North again this spring, and if successful, will open the first new route on Everest in over a decade. The trio was attempted in alpine style without oxygen, fixed ropes, or Sherpa support. The team is en route to British Columbia, but before his departure from National Geographic has conducted an interview with Slawinski shipping. In it, he shares his thoughts on the motivation for this promotion, the details of the road itself, provided your schedule, and more.

Young climber Matt Moniz is on the way to Kathmandu as I write. A double summit of Everest and Lhotse's South Side, and the first decline in full and Lhotse attempt to ski. Ride with Willie Benegas and should arrive tomorrow in Nepal, where he will recover your breath briefly before leaving the base camp.

ExWeb reports that fixing the road began on both sides of the mountain Sherpas equipment mounting chains will eventually be used by commercial climbing equipment. According to reports, the team fixing the rope on the south side has gone through the Khumbu Icefall and rose all the way to Camp 2. This means that once the weather clears, climbers can begin their acclimatization courses on the calendar. This should happen in a day or two. Meanwhile, on the north side, the strings were placed all the way to the North Col, setting the stage for the climbers on this side of the mountain as well.

Finally, Alan Arnette recorded EBC south side, where it is said that the new route through the icefall is safer and shorter than it has been in the past. Also, it says there is a new fast Internet service in the base that will help facilitate better communication, although it has cost $ 40 for 1 GB of data camp.

Alan also said that helicopters are a common sight in British Columbia this year, even though they were supposed to be banned. It counted 10 flights only the time he wrote his last blog post. In other words, the government of Nepal is promising things, but not delivered. Hopefully, some of its commitments become reality.

That's all for now. More coming soon.