May 16 Team – Rest Day At High Camp

The climb up the fixed line and the Ridge past Washburn’s Thumb and above the Peter’s Glacier is very strenuous. Even in perfect conditions, the move to High Camp requires a lot of work. It is common to have a headache and need rest at High Camp after the move from 14,000’. At 17,200′ everyone needs to hydrate and rest to acclimatize properly. This team took a day to rest before making their summit bid. Here is Lead Guide Eli Potter.


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