Mt. Everest: RMI Sherpa Team Sets up Camp 3, South Col Carry is Next

Posted by: Dave Hahn, Seth Waterfall, Mark Tucker | May 07, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Everest
Elevation: 17,575'

Today our Sherpa team secured prime real estate at Camp 3. The super Sherpa chopped away ice for a nice flat platform and supplied, but did not set up the tent. It is best to wait till the day the team is ready to use the tent; otherwise, the elements may damage or blow the unoccupied tent away.

Sherpa plan to carry loads to the South Col tomorrow; these guys are tough.

The climbing team is getting some exercise around Basecamp by day hiking, golfing, and playing horseshoes. 

RMI Guide Mark Tucker

Playing some golf at Everest Basecamp. Photo: Mark Tucker RMI Guide Seth Waterfall goes for a ringer. Photo: Mark Tucker

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Good luck on your summit push.  Your Sherpas and your entire team are heroes, very brave.  Blessings for a safe summit. 

ABQ Uptown #985 NM/AZ/CO

Posted by: Rachael C. Lujan on 5/7/2013 at 2:49 pm

Good luck to your team.  Hoping you can summit.

Posted by: Kevin on 5/7/2013 at 9:16 am

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