For the last two days we have
had no reports from Gavin however we can only hope that no news is good news.
The weather is continuing to be unpredictable with most teams coming off the
mountain. Frost bite has hit some of the high altitude porters who have been
trying to reach camp four and now the commercial teams are hoping to get fixed
lines put in above camp four in the coming days.
Winds of 100kph are being experienced at the higher camps from 3 upwards where
we suspect Gavin is sheltering and acclimatising. The severe cold will
probably have drained all battery power from his sat phone and hence the lack
of contact. Most teams were hoping for summit bids from now onwards however
another storm has been predicted from the 14th - 17th.
As soon as we have some news back from Gav we'll let you know.
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