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Everest Summited!!

27 May

I stood on the top of the world, on the summit of Mt Everest (all 8850m of it) on the 26th of May at 0655H. As such I am the only Singaporean summiting this year and the only Singapore who has climbed Everest for charity ever.

It was a hard journey up and although Everest is getting more commercialized every year, I would totally disagree with anyone who says that getting to the top is getting much easier. We took 2 days to get down to base camp and I am totally exhausted right now. I will begin my descent to Lukla tomorrow and hope to be at KTM by the 30/31st. Then we shall commence our 3rd segment of our journey, assistance at the school at Gorkha.

More updates will follow once I recover more of my energy and there is better internet connection down valley.

Thanks all for your support. I definitely would not have been able to have done any of this without all your guys.

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11 Comments

Posted by on May 27, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

11 responses to “Everest Summited!!

  1. David from Namche

    May 27, 2012 at 6:43 pm

    Well done Kumaran! I had the “Spot” web site open at work and at home since Thursday morning to follow you. Very glad to know you made it up and down safely.

     
  2. Daniel Quek

    May 28, 2012 at 1:00 am

    Congratulations Kumaran! You have reached the Top of the World through all the dangers and hardships along the way! You are a true inspiration to everyone to stay focused on their highest aspirations! – Daniel Quek

     
  3. adventurenomad

    May 28, 2012 at 1:32 am

    Congrats Koolmaran! You are an Everest Sumiteer! Bask in the Glory ;o)

     
  4. Vimaljit

    May 28, 2012 at 1:46 am

    Congratulations Kumaran! Very very proud of you! Wow…

     
  5. Jayabarathy

    May 28, 2012 at 2:53 am

    Congrats Kumaran

     
  6. Krishnan

    May 28, 2012 at 4:04 am

    Congrats,Kumaran! Yes, you’ve worked so hard to realise your dreams. We are very proud of you! Continue to inspire and touch lives in all that you do! Yay!!!

     
  7. Mohamad Sufian

    May 28, 2012 at 8:25 am

    Well done Kumaran! Very very proud of you! Congrats

     
  8. Tham Weng Nung (Gary)

    June 1, 2012 at 12:40 am

    Congratulations to you Kumaran!
    I’m very proud of you and I’m glad that I have known such a person like you. With determination, it will be possible.

     
  9. Daniel Quek

    June 3, 2012 at 2:55 pm

    Congratulations on achieving your dream!
    cheers
    You have now stood on Top of the World – Literally!
    Daniel Quek

     
  10. Danial cheah

    June 4, 2012 at 7:11 am

    Hi kumaran,
    just want you to know I am drawing so much of inspiration from your posts! Really happy you got to the summit.

     
  11. Ronelle

    June 4, 2012 at 1:21 pm

    Well done Kumaran. You are an inspiration.

     

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