June 20 Team Backcarries to 13,200′

After moving to Camp 3 at 14,200′ (4328m) the day before yesterday, the team returned to their cache at 13,200′ (4023m) to retrieve their cache. They are now fully supplied at Camp 3. The enjoyed an active rest day, with plenty of snacking and warm drinks. Often teams will take this time to practice some technical skills that they will need for moving higher up the mountain; such as using an ascender and using running protection. Soon they will be putting in their last cache at 16,200′ (4937m) and moving up to High Camp.


Here’s Joachim with the update!


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