Everest Team at Camp 2 on 2nd Rotation

Hello Everyone, Today we made it in good time and style to Camp 2 (21,500ft). Everyone did great and are doing well as we spent the afternoon here at Camp 2 relaxing and again adjusting to the altitude. Tomorrow we will rest up before heading to Camp 3 a new high for us at around 23,500ft. Our Sherpa have also been working very hard for the team and they will take a load of gear to the South Col tomorrow if the weather permits. Fixing to the summit looks like it will happen between the 8-10th of May when the winds begin to calm down. So far, despite the articles and people talking we have experienced a crowd free 1st and 2nd rotation. It is true that there are a record number of permits issued this year on Everest but we will wait patiently for a summit day where hopefully the number of people going to the summit will be manageable. After this rotation we will rest and wait for a good opportunity for our strong team of 4 climbers and 3 guides, and 4 Sherpa to go to the summit. Thanks for following along! Ben Jones Expedition Leader More info about Climbing Mount Everest and Everest Base Camp Trek.


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