May 6 Everest Team Update from Camp 2

Vanessa called in from Camp 2 via satellite phone, detailing the events of the day. She said they made good time through the Khumbu Icefall, and that the day’s biggest struggle was staying cool enough in the hot sun–which might seem strange considering that they’re incredibly high on the world’s tallest peak. Communicating from 21,500′…


Phone Call From Everest Base Camp

Vanessa called in a post after the team’s first rotation up to 21,500′ on Mount Everest.  They are all back in Base Camp, having descended through the Khumbu Icefall during the wee hours of the morning and are enjoying the comforts of the (relatively) thicker air.


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