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BRAZILIAN EVEREST LHOTSE EXPEDITION is sponsored by

O BOTICΑRIO, VOLKSWAGEN and PETROBRΑS

50th day of the Brazilian Expedition to the Top of the World.
Camp 2 (6,500m). Bad weather prevents advance.

We were hoping for a calm night and for our dreams to take us high in the mountains.  Just when we got into our sleeping bags, we began to feel the wind shaking our tents, without a break, all night long.

Wind, snow, cold, all night long and all the morning.  We stayed in our sleeping bags waiting for the weather to slowly calm down.

The situation disappointed most of the Korean team who are going to climb Everest and the Japanese team who are climbing Lhotse, they are going back to Base Camp after day break.

We stayed here, analyzing the weather forecast, making plans for the summit attack and trying to convince the Japanese team to Everest to go along with us, which we did, so tomorrow will be a new day and a new hope.  We hope we have a calm night to stay on the mountain.

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Paulo Mαfia from Base Camp: 

This morning Base Camp was under the strongest snowfall we've had so far.  Some 30 centimeters of snow accumulated overnight.   At 4 hours in the morning we had to shake the excess of snow that was on top of the dinning tent, because in a previous snowfall it had fallen down due to the weight of the snow.

Namaste!
Waldemar Niclevicz Trango Tower

BRAZILIAN EVEREST LHOTSE EXPEDITION is sponsored by O BOTICΑRIO, VOLKSWAGEN and PETROBRΑS

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Translated from Portuguese by Jorge Rivera

 

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