RMI Team Relaxing at Basecamp

Posted by: | May 11, 2010
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Everest
Elevation: 17,575 ft.

Hello again everyone,

All is well here at Base Camp! Not much new today. The team spent the morning relaxing at breakfast and listening to the BBC, our only current news source. After breakfast most of the members took their weekly showers (thankfully) and did a little laundry too.

Our plan is to rest as much as we can as we wait for the weather window to arrive. Currently looks like it won’t be here until next week sometime. That works out perfectly for us as we have plenty of resting to do. A big thanks to Dave Hahn (Expedition Leader) for setting the schedule just right. Now we can just relax for the week. If we had rushed our acclimatization program we would be getting anxious like some teams seem to be. Lucky for us!

Meanwhile we will be hanging out enjoying the nightly dinner surprises that Mark Tucker (Expedition Coordinator) creates for us. Last night we had burritos and an amazing cake. Who knows what tonight might bring!

Hope all is well back home.

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