Aquí seguimos en Campo 2 aclimatando y precalentando motores para dar luz verde al asalto. Hoy descansaremos a 6400 metros y desde aquí, os enviamos una noche mágica de estrellas. Estáis con nosotros. 😉
We continue in Camp 2, acclimatizing and getting ourselves ready for the assault. Tonight we will rest at 6400 meters and from here, we are sending you a magical night full of stars. You are with us. 😉
Hemen jarraitzen dugu Bigarren Kanpalekuan aklimatazio lanetan eta eguraldiak beta ematen duenerako abian jartzeko prest. Gaur, 6400 metrotara atseden hartuko dugu, eta hemendik, izarrez betetako gau magiko bat bidaltzen dizuet. Gurekin zaudete. 😉
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Just a few hours from the summit, I captured this short clip, generally on the summit night I was focusing on the task at hand, Every ounce of energy mattered so even the process of retrieving the camera, removing a glove and capturing a picture seemed like energy that could be better spent on steps towards the summit. I look back and wish albeit without regret for how I made my choices, that I had more images but the handful I did get will mean something. The man in the blue down suit is Tamting Sherpa, one of the strongest, safest and soundest men on the mountain. We worked together from camp 4 till we got back to camp 4. He was the perfect guide for me, keeping watchful eye over how I worked, minimal conversation if any, and safe as I could hope for. Nobody climbs these mountains without these high altitude workers. Even the 'solo' 'unsupported' climbs are using the work of the Ice Doctors to camp 2 and of course the porters and staff at Base Camp and often above also. I hate the word Hero when it comes to sport, as ultimately it's a choice and it's for oneself, but if there are heroes on the mountains it's these guys.
Ps. Can you spot the people on the side of the ridge just about half way between me and the -
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Mirad que avalancha nos ha sorprendido en Campo Base. La naturaleza no deja de sorprendernos.
Look what a snowslide near the Base Camp. Nature never stops surprising us.
Begira nolako elur-jauzia jaso dugun Behe Kanpalekutik gertu. Naturak ez gaitu inoiz ere harritzeari utziko.