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Mt. Qomolangma remeasuring team expected to reach summit on May 22

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Added On May 17, 2020

A team of Chinese remeasuring surveyors has left the base camp at Mount Qomolangma for a higher spot on its journey to the peak after they earlier returned there due to bad weather.

 
Officials said the team is expected to reach the summit on May 22 if weather conditions permit.
 
Starting from the base camp at an altitude of 5,200 meters, the team will typically take about a week to reach the summit, passing through five camps at an altitude of 5,800 meters, 6,500 meters, 7,028 meters, 7,790 meters and 8,300 meters, respectively.
 
Previously, the team delayed their original plan to climb to a camp at an altitude of 7,028 meters on May 9 due to the risk of snow slides and returned from the advance camp at an altitude of 6,500 meters.