November 12, 2007 – Island Peak Summit!

Star mountain of today; South Face of Lhotse

Hi everybody, I’m calling from the summit of Island Peak at 20,305 feet or 6187 meters. A peak which was first ascended back in 1953 with... a group testing oxygen equipment before they attempted Everest later on that year... [lost transmission]

Our objective:

Ama Dablam
Nepal Himalaya

22,494 feet
6857 meters

First Ascent:

March 13, 1961
Barry Bishop
Wally Ramanes
Mike Gill
Mike Ward