More heavy snow expected. But then the wind will pick up and high winds are
expected. We need high winds to blow the snow off the mountain up high to have
a chance this year to do something. We expect the storm to be over and done
around the 15th. If that occurs, we hope still to get 2 summit area searches
in by the one teams. We will see.
Sounds like some commercial teams are snowed in
at camp 2 or above.
Our previous Update
Time to get down the hill if you are not down or plan on riding it out, which
is not recommended. Heavy snow expected.
We are concerned about several climbers who are
talking SUMMIT, on some teams. Summit FEVER maybe, or breaking trail for the
others to summit, after this snow happens. Certainly there are some who would
like for some of the low budget guys to go break trail.
The snow will come down the hill. That is not a
good place to be.
On a lighter note: Anyone got any metal
detectors in Tingri? The cameras are not looking too good this year.
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