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BRAZILIAN EVEREST LHOTSE EXPEDITION is sponsored by

O BOTICΑRIO, VOLKSWAGEN and PETROBRΑS

NEWSFLASH: 2h50 - Base Camp (5,400m) 18h00 (Brazil)

On this day of the summit attack, we agreed to have contact between Base Camp and Camp 4 at the top of every even hour.  We had normal periodical contacts during all day until yesterday at 22h00.

In that contact, the Brazilian team was waiting for the decision of the Japanese team to leave, but they had doubts about the summit attack because of the strong winds blowing on Camp 4.

Until now, we haven't had contact with the team in Camp 4.  We are not worried because Waldemar and Irivan are in excellent physical conditions and they hadn't left for the summit attack, because it was not safe to do it with the strong winds of 60 Km/h. We'll update you after the next contact. 

Keep supporting the Brazilian team....

57th day of the Brazilian Expedition to the Top of the World. Camp 4 (8,000m) - EVEREST (8,848m) Towards the Top of the World.

The day cleared with us having no contact via radio, with the equipment that was in the South Col. All night long, with our base radio on all time, we tried several contacts, but we didn't get any answer.

We went then to the Japanese Base Camp for some information and the answer was that yesterday, the Japanese team did not go to the summit because of the strong winds. So the information is not reliable.

Here at Base we don't have accurate information, we can not state that our team is now going towards the summit or if they stayed at Camp 4.

 

 

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Translated from Portuguese by Jorge Rivera

 

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