Everest from the South Side in Nepal
Camp I on Everest at around 5900 meters was hit hard by an
avalanche last night. After the Icefall, the climbers arrive at Camp I, which
is located at 19,500 feet. Depending on the type of expedition, Camp I will
either be stocked by the climbers as they ascend and descend the Icefall, or
by Sherpas in advance. The area between Camp I and Camp II is known as the
Western Cwm. As the climbers reach Camp II at 21,000 feet, they may be
temporarily out of sight of their support at Base camp. Nonetheless, modern
communication devises permit the parties to stay in contact.
At this point we know there were injuries and many of the
tents flattened and buried.
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