Pumori is often used for active rest days as it’s a short hike from Everest Base Camp but you can easily reach 18,200-feet. The views of Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse plus the Icefall and Base Camp are stunning.
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Some people make massive sacrifices to climb Everest. When things don’t go the way they think it should, they become demanding, and occasionally, a bit hard to manage as our fictional members are finding out.
Today I interviewed Tendi Sherpa who has 13 Everest summits. He founded the guide company TAGNepal, cofounded the gear company Himali, and is the sirdar for the guide org Climbing the Seven Summits. He lives in Kathmandu with his wife and daughter.
With our Virtual Everest 2020 – Support the Climbing Sherpas having a rest day in base camp, I thought it was time to come back to the real world and see what the climbing community is experiencing and what to expect for the rest of 2020.
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The fictional team returned from Camp 3 at 23,600-feet on the Lhotse Face and are now at base camp. The big news was a Japanese team of 20 summited overnight. Now weather watch begins for our climbers.
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The fictional team returned from Camp 3 at 23,600-feet on the Lhotse Face and decided to go all the way to base camp due to impending weather. Climbing through the Icefall in late morning is never a good idea and She found out why.
The team experienced an extremely difficult night at Camp 3 at 26,300-feet on the Lhotse Face. The wind and snow pummeled them throughout the night forcing difficult decisions for our fictional climbers.