Saturday, May 06, 2006

Camp 2 established

We finally got the chance to ascend to camp 2 wich we set up and stayed overnight.Unfortunately I have had the runs,so did not get much sleep.I have also got an acid feeling in my chest which meant that I could not eat or drink much at all.A Mars bar and a little water was all I felt like.We have now carried up to camp 3 all we will need there.When we go for the summit we will leavee c2,climb to c3 and put it up,rest until about 9.00pm.the head up for the summit.We can see the summit quite clearly from c2.Now we are going down to bc,for rest and medical attention.Hopefully next time we go up,it will be all the way.The snow has been so heavy that we have to wake every hor to clear the vent holes in the tent.We are strong and ready. Blair


Blogger pdogshreds said...

Hope your system has solidified at this point and that you're getting plenty of fluids. Looks like you guys have a summit window approaching. Hope all is well and that you're feeling strong. keep the fingers warm :) paula.

6:21 AM  
Blogger Passing Through This So-called Life said... don't know me..i don't know you either..just got interested in your Everest climb when I read an article about you at Metropolis...
I am also a climber but still a beginner...
Am monitoring your progress...keep it up...
Ganbatte Kudasai!!

10:36 PM  
Blogger Jason & Bonnie Bajaj said...

Good luck all the way Blair! Will keep following your progress.

6:06 AM  

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