59th day of
the 10 Years of Brazil on Everest Expedtion
(6,400m / Camp 3 (7,300m)
top of Everest.
resist the temptation to finish the climb. Irivan and I are in Camp 3
(7,300m) with the expectative, in the next hours, to gain the last meters
until the summit.
during the climb from camp 2 to camp 3, we felt that the wind would give us a
truce from the early morning of Friday until Saturday and it is probable that
between 30 and 40 people will attempt to get to the summit of Everest.
forecast is that the wind will diminish and that it will snow on Friday. On
Saturday the wind should get stronger and it will also be foggy.
our satellite telephone to camp 3, but we won't take it to camp 4, because it
is very heavy. Also, we are totally worried with the climb. When we come
back to camp 3 we will send more news.
I confess that we are a bit unconfident about the weather, but even so our
hope to take the flag of Brazil to the top of the world is big.
are going together for the summit of Everest.
A big hug
today's picture, some climbers facing the Lhotse Face
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