July 22-25 Kautz climb checks-in

There is a low pressure system moving through western Washington yesterday and today, bringing precipitation and thunder/lightening to the area. The Kautz team just checked in from Camp 1 at around 8,500′ on the Wilson Glacier. Everyone is doing well and taking a weather day at camp as the conditions make it unreasonable to move up to high camp yet. Lakpa Rita says everyone is in good shape and feeling strong, and they have their fingers crossed for an improvement in the weather tomorrow. If so they will move up to high camp tomorrow and go for the summit early on Friday before heading back down to Paradise.

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