Worries about others as summit fever grows by the day. We
have shared our custom forecast with some. It has called every detail right to
date. Only the strongest could summit soon, that means STAY DOWN! If
you think you are that strong, you are probably not. Sherpas are getting
The wind is blowing away the "big Load" of snow and the
mountain is becoming black again. It is hard to say when our groups will move.
They are independent and free thinkers, but smart and strong. They are
prepared and can move at any time. We are stocked with supplies up high. All set, been all
set for days. They will be light and fast.
They won't be using fixed ropes where they are going, except
when and if they cross the normal route here or there. They are not
dependent on others.
3 attempts? 2 Attempts? 2 might still be possible with the
one team. For the others it is one chance and down.
The fat lady is not singing yet... But she is warming up...
With our kindest regards and thanks, The Staff at
We return to Mount Everest in search of an answer.
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