Team 8/Booyahkasha feeling strong after a relaxing rest day at 11,2 Camp with plans to carry up to Windy Corner tomorrow

Good evening friends and family following Alp Team 8/Booyahkasha.

Today we had a very restful day (at Camp 11,200) with beautiful sunny skies and just took today as a rest day. Crew’s feeling really good, really strong after the rest day.

And we’re looking forward to carrying a load around Windy Corner (13,600 feet) tomorrow.

We’ll check back in and we’ll post another cybercast so you can follow us. Talk to you soon.

Photo: Brien Sheedy
Photo: Brien Sheedy


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