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10/3/01  2:15pm, Cho-Oyu Advanced Base Camp, Tibet

Hello everybody this is Ruth at Alpine Ascents' Cho-Oyu Advanced Base Camp.  I thought I'd give you an update on how everything stands today.  Yesterday our group tried to tried to go from I to II and was turned around about half way particularly due to weather.  Everybody was healthy but quite exhausted on their journey to Camp I, it was also disappointing.

This morning the weather is much improved, however it's quite windy.  Todd and the group took off about 9 o'clock and when I last heard from them they are about half way again to Camp II, I think they'll have a much better day of it today.  Everybody seems in good spirits and there seems to be a change in the weather overall in this area.  Everything's fine here at Advanced Base Camp and we'll check in with you tomorrow to give you another update.  Hope everybody's well in the States, talk to you tomorrow.

Update: The group has made it to Camp II, the weather changed a bit for the worse, but everyone is healthy but tired..

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