"October 21st. Irina Agarkova reports from BC.
Today the strong storm wind has started in the night
time. it tried to tore tents even in BC. The huge snow flags are on the
ridge of Lhotse and Nuptse. But it spite of all these, the boys have
started from the Camp 1 and were the Devil Tower and till 4 p.m. they
reached Camp 2 at 6 900m. The camp set at the bright snow situated between
the top of Tower and the upper buttress - here the route line located. In
the evening report climbers said that the wind was hurricane like and the
morning plans would depend on the weather.
Valery and Yura feel good and wish good luck to all in the
That's all" Irina Agarkova
5 p.m. local time
The South Face of Nuptse, base camp.
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