The entire virtual team made it to the South Col, but winds from the cyclone unexpectedly hit them. About 100 people were in their tents, trying to survive the Death Zone.
The fictional Everest team, now at C2 on their summit push, received an updated weather report on Cyclone Amphan. Guide and Dawa gave the team the news over dinner. Also, a real-world interview I did with Jagged Globe’s Managing Director, Simon Lowe on Monday, May 18. We discuss the Everest closure, the Pandemic, and the 1996 Everest tragedy.