Mt. Everest: The Team Begins Their 2nd Acclimating Rotation

Posted by: Dave Hahn, Seth Waterfall, Mark Tucker | April 26, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Everest
Elevation: 19,600'

Hey RMI, this is Dave Hahn, Seth Waterfall and Dan Johnson.  We’re up at Camp 1, and we came up this morning through the Ice Fall in about five hours time.  Good moving and great conditions today, just a beautiful morning.  And coming into Camp 1, it seemed like we were on a different planet than when we were last here and it was snowing so hard and so cloudy and cold.  So today we just had a nice calm, sunny day at Camp 1.  Rested and relaxed, drank a bunch of water.  And we’re a little bit excited because we’re moving up to Camp 2 tomorrow.  Our Sherpa team established Camp 2 yesterday and built it up.  Yubaraj and Lam Babu spent the night up there.  It’s about dinner time now.  The clouds were starting to creep in.  Late afternoon clouds, not bad weather.  Later this evening we expect them to roll right back out again.  So everything is going well on our second rotation.  We’re hoping to be up here for about a week this time.  A little bit longer. But we’ve been in touch with Mark Tucker down at Basecamp and everything seems to be going well.  All for now, bye.

RMI Guide Dave Hahn

Seth through the ladders of Khumbu Icefall. Photo: RMI Collection Near the top of the Icefall. Photo: RMI Collection Everest Camp 1. Lingtren behind. Photo: RMI Collection


RMI Guide Dave Hahn checks in from Camp 1.

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Hey Danny boy, hope things are going your way. I know you have what it takes to get to the top.
Best of luck to you and your group.
Pete

Posted by: Peter McLean on 4/27/2013 at 10:59 am

May the “Sun God” shine brightly on your adventure!

Posted by: Tammy on 4/26/2013 at 6:58 pm

May the “Sun God” shine brightly on your adventure!!!

Posted by: Tammy on 4/26/2013 at 6:56 pm

Dan thinking of you as I drink the last of my sleeman from the beer fridge!!. Wishing you and the team continued perseverance and good weather. Hugs, Lauralea

Posted by: Lauralea on 4/26/2013 at 4:15 pm

“STEADY”

Posted by: Tom Bambury on 4/26/2013 at 11:46 am

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