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First Everest Skydive 2008 – And They Have Done It!

The actual jumps of the Everest skydive took place this morning in Shyangboche. 10 solo and 3 tandem jumpers made their actual jumps today. Wendy Smith became the first solo jumper to land at the drop zone at 6:17am (local time). She jumped from a height of 22,000ft. Explore Himalaya’s trek guide Nima Tamang became the first Nepali to make a tandem jump (with Steve Hennessey) from a height of 22,000ft. The jumpers were flown in 4 groups. All the jumps were made from Pilatus Porter aircraft. 1st Group – 22,000ft The first group jumped from a height of 22,000ft. […]
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