||Valery Babanov’s phone message:
On the 22nd and 23rd of September we made two route
walks and were processing the lowest part of a wall. We reached 5700 m
altitude. It is raining and snowing every day. We wish to meet a probable
weather window as high as possible. Today American team started
acclimatizing at Bonington route while we were having a rest.
We plan to continue our work tomorrow and to return to a
base camp in the evening. A `ceremony’ of official opening of our base
camp is to take place on the 28th of September as we were prescribed to do
so by Pangboche lama.
Our kindest regards, Valera and Yura.
The South Face of Nuptse, base camp.
BASK Company is the general sponsor of expedition.
Sponsors: Beal, Canon, Simond, Boreal,
background on the expedition is here.