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36th day of the Brazilian Expedition to the Top of the World.
Camp 2 (6,500m). First attack to Lhotse's flank.

Taking advantage of a sunny morning, Alir, Irivan and me left towards Lhotse's flank (6,500m).

It wasn't easy to get there, because a great number of crevasses interrupted the way every moment.  We had to stretch the lines that joined us and we crossed over the fragile bridges of ice with coldness.

We left flags in every angle of the way, which were useful on our return, because it began to snow a lot at noon and visibility was reduced to around 40 meters.

By the morning we were having sun and a blue sky, and from here at Camp 2, we can see all the beauty of the top part of Everest and Lhotse. During the afternoon, clouds stole away that beautiful vision.

Paulo Mαfia, from Base: Weather at Base Camp is very different from what is written above about Camp 2, we have been under constant snowfalls in the last 3 days.  Yesterday, on my way to Camp 1, I had to come back because of bad weather.  I'll try again to climb tomorrow.

Namaste!

Waldemar Niclevicz Trango Tower

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Translated from Portuguese by Jorge Rivera

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