Summit push preparations are in full swing at Everest base camp. Here’s Everest guide Terray Sylvester with a recap of the day’s activities at base camp and the plan for what’s next:
Hello! This is Terray calling in for the 2022 Madison Mountaineering Everest and Lhotse expedition. It’s May 12th.
Today we did some preparation for our summit push. We did an instructional oxygen system talk here in base camp and we sorted food for our high camps. The weather forecast still looks good for our departure, not tomorrow but the following morning early, pre-dawn.
Spirits are high and we’re all looking forward to getting started up the mountain
We will be in touch!
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