UKST: Alex has just texted via sat phone. They will spend another night at C1. Weather has drawn in making it too difficult to fly choppers
UKST: Alex "many great people & friends have been swept away. Any thoughts of continuing in the face of such tragedy obviously ruled out"
UKST: please give generously to the Himalayan charities Alex is supporting. Thanks for ongoing good wishes. justgiving.com/EPIC7/
UKST: He is very worried for those at EBC, is in shock and has described being scared for his life as the Avalanche went through them.
UKST: Alex has sat phoned his family. Air lift starting for climbers at camp 1 today. Will be moved to EBC.
UK support team:No new news yet but sat phone confirmation from @timmosedale that Alex and team is at camp 1 and ok. twitter.com/timmosedale/st…
Alex is raising money for those affected by Adversity in the Himalaya. Please support if you can. justgiving.com/EPIC7/
Alex is raising money for those affected by last years Avalanche in Nepal. Please support in any way you can. justgiving.com/EPIC7/
From UK support team: thanks for overwhelming messages of support. Hoping 4 sat phone link tomorrow am. Will convey messages then.
Correction: Alex is at Camp 1 and is safe with his team.
We will only post news here direct from Alex himself. Many other agencies covering events. Alex support team.
Alex has just called support team. He was hit by an avalanche whilst heading up to camp 1. He is Ok, shaken and safe back at base camp.
Big thanks to @ShortListRec who helped make this happen. My latest blog if you missed it: alexstaniforth.com/blog/settling-… http://t.co/UQp16qcGyY
But first, here's my third and latest expedition blog for more info and photos. alexstaniforth.com/blog/settling-… #Everest2015 #EPIC7 #RT
Not long till our 1st rotation where we sleep a night at Camp 1 6000m then two nights at Camp 2 6400m then return to BC to rest #Everest15
Another rest at BC. Before we can head higher we have our Puja ceremony for safe passage on the mountain. http://t.co/LpXQs0pg2C
Myself with Dr Rob Casserley who we're sharing base camp with. 8 times Everest summiteer! http://t.co/SFwBLuu7e7
A few photos from the icefall. A truly magnificent yet unforgivingly dangerous place. http://t.co/WnmtrWyK2k