Science and Exploration

IMG Update: Icefall Route In — The Climbing Begins

By Keith Cowing
May 24, 2013
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Yesterday the icefall sherpas got close to Camp 1  see the full Icefall route » Today Ang Jangbu (IMG deputy leader) and Ang Passang (IMG sirdar) decided to turn lose our secret super sherpa weapons. Under the cover of darkness Danuru, Mingma Tenzing, and Karma Serki left Base Camp and blasted up the icefall, nailing prime real estate for our Camp 1, then continuing on to Camp 2 and nailing prime real estate there as well. [More at IMG]

Yesterday the icefall sherpas got close to Camp 1  see the full Icefall route » Today Ang Jangbu (IMG deputy leader) and Ang Passang (IMG sirdar) decided to turn lose our secret super sherpa weapons. Under the cover of darkness Danuru, Mingma Tenzing, and Karma Serki left Base Camp and blasted up the icefall, nailing prime real estate for our Camp 1, then continuing on to Camp 2 and nailing prime real estate there as well. [More at IMG]

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