Rest day in ABC

Hello Everyone,

Today was another rest day here in ABC. It snowed most of the day here but with a few glimpses of the mountain as the clouds rolled through. We have a bug going through camp the last few days. It seems to only be lasting 24 hours or so and most of the team is on the mend at this point.

Tomorrow we will do our Puja ceremony, which is a Buddhist blessing ceremony for safe passage up and down Cho Oyu and in the mountains. It’s always an important and fun part of Himalayan climbing. After tomorrow we hope to start up the mountain in the next few days beginning our acclimatization rotations.

Below is a photo of Lakpa, Gopal, Ang Nuru, and Nima watching and playing a Nepalese game that translates to Tigers Moving.

Thanks for following along!

Ben Jones


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