Update May 28th:
Hello everyone! The Mountain
Madness Team is at Camp 3. This is Christine Boskoff calling from Camp #3.
Last night at Camp 2 we experienced high winds with thunder and lightning
storms, which is very uncommon for this area. Fortunately we woke with
beautiful blue skies and no winds. We left Camp 2 at 8:30am for Camp 3. It was
very hot but tolerable. We had a nice climb to Camp 3 with beautiful views of
Cho Oyu and Pumori. We had a nice pasta dinner tonight. Tomorrow we will head
to Camp 4 at South Col and prepare for our summit attempt. We will leave on
the 29th in the evening and hope to summit on the 30th in the morning.
That’s it for now. Cheers,
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