Ascent to Mount Everest-First Step on 2001-04-26
|Date:||Thursday, April 26, 2001|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
|Point Reached:||Mount Everest - First Step|
| Elevation:||8503 m / 27900 ft|
| Remaining Elevation:||345 m / 1129 ft (3% left to go)|
Ascent Trip ReportClimbing for 2001 Mallory & Irvine Research Expedition. Climbed with Brent Okita to search NE Ridge for evidence after discovering 1924 high camp on N Ridge. Later summit attempt thwarted at 21,000 feet due to rescue of Chinese glaciologists.
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