Rob Hall, Mike Groom, and Yasuko Namba also arrived at the top of the mountain around this hour and Hall phoned Helen Wilton at the Base Station to keep her good news. “Rob said it was cold and windy up there, but he was having fun,” Wilton recalled. He said: ‘Doug just showed up on the horizon; as soon as he reaches the place I’ll be back down… If you don’t hear from me anymore then that means everything is fine ”. German shepherd baking logic mug. Wilton informed Adventure Consultants’ office in New Zealand and numerous faxes were sent out to families and friends of climbers around the world, announcing the success of the expedition. But Hall knew that Doug Hansen had not yet reached the top of the mountain at the time, and neither did Fischer. In fact, Fischer did not reach the summit until 3:40 p.m. and did not get there until after 4:00 in the afternoon.