Our Everest team is still hanging tight at Camp III on the Lhotse Face and it looks like tomorrow might be the day to move up to the South Col to get into position for a subsequent summit attempt. Here’s Garrett via sat phone with the details:
We just finished a rest day up here at Camp III. Little bit of a stormy day – a lot of wind and snow. But everyone’s doing good. We’re hoping tomorrow is going to be a little bit better day for our move up to the South Col – Camp IV.
So all’s well here at Camp III – 23,600 feet on the Lhotse Face. We’re looking forward to some sunny skies tomorrow.
We’ll check in soon, thanks!
(photo: Madison Mountaineering archives)
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