Sunday, May 2, 2010

Storm in Camp 2!

Wahoo! Last night was a bit rowdy with high winds and a lot of snow and we've seen no
sunshine this morning.

Fortunately, it was perfect timing as today is a rest day for both us and the Sherpas. We can hear huge winds up towards the summit right now. We have a very comfortable camp so life is OK, even with 30 knot winds and snow.

Yesterday we came up from Base Camp directly to Camp 2. That is a tough hike, with over 1000 meters vertical gain. Everyone was pretty tired from that exertion. It's funny. because it was incredibly hot yesterday on our way up, which is quite a contrast to what we are experiencing now.

Hope all is well at home with friends and family!


Scott Woolums reporting from Camp 2, 21,500 ft., Mt. Everest!

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