Everest Video Update: Avalanche Video Shows Scope of Tragedy
Stalled and shocked by the tragic avalanche through the Khumbu Icefall route, Ed Viesturs and the First Ascent team have been at base camp for about a week, “and that’s probably three days longer than we had originally anticipated.” The group had originally planned their summit push for tomorrow, but a combination of bad weather and avalanches moved in to put them in a “holding pattern.” The next anticipated weather window opens up from the 16th through the 18th. All the teams in base camp are eyeing it hungrily. Stay tuned for more details.
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