was a full day for everyone. Our entire group climbed through the Khumbu
icefall. We had a beautiful clear day, but it was slightly cold and windy.
Ron, Javier and I planned to sleep at camp 1 for the evening. Ron made it
half way through the ice fall and decided he made it far enough. Eric and
Dean climbed to camp 1 and Ray, Joe, Kay and Willie climbed just below the top
of the ice fall. It was a good day for everyone!!
I had a nice evening at camp 1. We had brilliant views of Lhotse and Nuptse
that towered above us. This morning we hiked a little further up the western
cwn to get an excellent view of our route with Everest, the Geneva spur and
the Lhotse face before returning to base camp.
For most of
our group we will take another rest day before climbing back to camp 1.
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continuing to the summit via the Southeast ridge.
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