Lucky Lindy and Tyler teams: backcarry

Guides from both the Lucky Lindy and Tyler teams called in yesterday to report: they traveled down the glacier to pick up their cache of gear, and now are in camp 3 with all their food and equipment, ready to carry a similar load up the fixed lines to the ridge.

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Getting Close!

The team is in Base Camp now and getting ready for going up to Camp 2 on the 21st.  That would put us in line for a summit on the 25th of May.  A good time with far less crowding and from the forecasts, it looks like light winds and considerably warmer conditions. Lots of…

Tyler Team- Move to camp 3

Joe Butler reported yesterday that his team moved up through 30 mph winds at windy corner to 14 camp, with all team members moving strong.  As soon as they moved around Windy Corner they were out of the wind, and the last few hours to camp 3 of their move were in calm conditions.

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May 13 team- John Race reports

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May 6 team: saying hello

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Lucky Lindy team at camp 3- 14,200′

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Updates from Everest

Good News today as the first team of the season has summited.  This was mixed team fixing ropes.  After 1pm today the summit was reached.  We have heard news also from the North side that the ropes are going in there also.  Our team is good.  We just returned from another hike over towards Pumori…

May 6 team-backcarry

Nick Shepherd and his team are feeling strong and are excited about the high pressure system.  Yesterday they traveled down the glacier and picked up their cache at Windy Corner.

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