12 May 2013 -
It's still quite windy and we are not sure of the predicted weather window on
16-17 May to be true.
The team is just relaxing in Base Camp at the moment and seven off us even
went down to the town of Shigar which is around 4100m/13451 ft.). We still
want to wait and see what will happen with the first groups pushing for the
summit and avoid the crowds. We will probably go up to interim camp and then
ABC on 14-15 May and aim for a good weather window on the 20th at the
For now everybody is eating a lot, reading, resting, watching movies, so we
will be strong for the summit push.
Arnold Coster, Expedition leader
Camp 3 with the summit behind (Frank Irnich).
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