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  Mt. Everest 2005: Gavin Bate: The wind is back!


File photo Everest on a better day ©EverestNews.com

Update: Gavin back to camp 4, stating the wind is back...Listen in..

Update: Gavin, turns around,,, you have to listen to it. Gavin Live

Update: Ten hours after Camp 2 ... Gav is at S Col! Incredible climb to this point. Unfortunately he has lost his glasses - but still has his goggles. You can really tell in this message that the lack of oxygen has kicked in - he sounds exhausted!

He still set for leaving later for Summit. Good luck Gav!!!
 

Gavin reporting LIVE from Everest

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