Getting Ready for the Summit Push

Posted by: | May 18, 2010
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Everest
Elevation: 17,575 ft.

Mark Tucker reporting from Basecamp.

Here listening to one of our neighbors celebrating the arrival of their team after a successful summit. What a relief for them after so much time and effort on the mountain. RMI’s time will come. We continue gathering all pertinent information about the upper mountain to help us have a smooth summit push. Team members are putting the final touches on gear and charging their internal batteries with care. Part of that recharge was the Ultimate Horseshoe Competition at Basecamp. Final competitors: Scott Jones, Rob Suero, Tsering Sherpa and me.

The departure date from Basecamp for the summit push is set.

Stay tuned.

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