Posted by: Yury Pritzker | May 20, 2009

May 20 2009, 6:36 pm Yury at the Hillary Step

Yura’s expedition guide Dawa Steven received a call from Thukten Sherpa that  Yura  and his Sherpa team climbed over the Hillary step and is less than an hour from the summit. The rest of the team, Apa, Nic, Krushnaa, Gyalu, Pasang and Phurba are still behind but making progress.




  1. Just learned that Yura on the summit.
    Congratulation with the Victory and safe return back.
    Sasha Mila Frenkel

  2. Just seen on the Apa Sherpa blog that Yury has summited!!!

    CongratulationsYury! Lifetime dream come true – now just get home safely!!!

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