Alexander Abramov, leader of the Everest expedition of the 7 Summits Club from the assault camp:
"We're at 8300. At 11 pm in Nepal, we go on the ascent. There are only three groups here, about 60 people. We agreed on a starting time schedule. The weather is perfect. I think it's going to be okay."
The list of climbers of the 7 Summits Club, going to storm Everest in the first group: