Summit Climb reports: “Summit – 4:30am -WE ARE NOW ON THE SUMMIT !!! It is very windy here.” and later, “Back On South Col – All 8 of us summited and are back safe at Camp 4, in the tents drinking tea, soup, resting on oxygen. Exhausted and happy is how i would describe the way we are feeling right now. It was very windy on the summit. We saw very few other teams or even any other people during our ascent; basically we had the mountain to ourselves. We did pass a few groups while we were descending and they were coming up.”
Teams are headed for the summit tonight, Sunday, May 23, 2021, aiming for Monday morning summits. I’ll update this post with any results.
With the Icefall now being opened to May 31, the remaining teams at base camp will have the option of sitting out any impact from Cyclone Yaas on Tuesday and targeting May 27th or 28th for their summit and returning by the end of the month to base camp.
These are some of the remaining teams going up tonight for a May 24 summit:
May 25 (if the weather allows)
These are expected to nab the last opportunity of the season around May 27/28/29
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