27th March 2013

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The team visited Pashupatinath temple in Katmandu and prayed to lord Shiva for the safety of the members and success of the expedition. Kame Sherpa, Sherpa Sardar for the expedition, accompanied the team for the pooja ceremony.


The team visited Lama. He prayed for the safety and success of the team.


The team also met Flt Lt Ted Atkins, Director – TopOut, advanced oxygen delivery system for Everest summit attempt. The team shared their experiences with the oxygen masks and analyzed probable reasons for the failure of the masks. Later on, Ted showed latest enhancements in the equipment and measures taken to reduce the chances of equipment failures

Lt Ted Atkins