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20th day of the Brazilian Expedition to the Top of the World.
Base Camp ( 5,400m ) / Ice Fall (5,640m ) / Base Camp
Climbing starts.

With a sunny morning, we started today our climbing of Everest, facing the Ice Fall for the first time, with a steep slope 700m high, a real maze of blocks of ice.

We made it to 5,640m, leaving the first third of the Ice Fall (he calls it the Cascade) with 400m of fixed ropes.

In fact, we went along with the SPCC team, which includes 03 Sherpas, who have the mission of installing equipment on the Ice Cascade.  We paid our mandatory US$ 10,000.00 (Everest and Lhotse), for this service, but helping them is a great pleasure.  Here on the mountain we are all the same.

Namaste!

Waldemar Niclevicz Trango Tower

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

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