Group photo on an acclimatization hike above intermediate camp (~18,000ft)

Hello Everyone,

Today we are resting at ABC, organizing camp, and some people are catching up on some emails in the cybercafe (dining tent). It’s another beautiful day here, and feels pretty warm with the sun to be at 18,500ft. Everyone slept well last night which is a great sign that everyone is acclimatizing well at our newest elevation. In the next couple of days we will continue to rest, eat, drink, get some showers in our shower tent, do some laundry and soon head up to camp 1 with a load of gear. We will also be checking the Sherpa calendar for an auspicious day to do our Puja on. The Puja is a buddhist ceremony done by the Sherpas asking for safe passage through the mountains and to the summit and back safely. It is always a great ceremony to participate in and this is when the prayer flags are erected around camp also sending out prayers and good wishes for safety in the mountains.

Thanks for following along on team “Cho me the Summit’s” adventure.

Ben

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