Summer 2018 Team – Glacier Training on Cayambe

Today we did a glacier skills review on the glacier of Cayambe at an altitude of 16,300ft. It was quite windy but the sky was clear and we could enjoy great views.
Tomorrow we will meet the rest of our guides and head up to the Cayambe hut.
Everybody is doing fine and says “hi” to their family and loved ones.

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