Another amazing Himalayan climb

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Camp Two at 6500 M.

Alex prepares for the day.

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Camp One 6100 M.

We watched a helicopter evacuate an injured climber at 6100 meters. A few years ago helicopter rescues at this elevation were not possible.   

Alex and Michael at the top of the West Col

Above Basecamp to Camp One

A couple of hours of marching up massive morrains  delivered us onto the edge of the glacier pouring down from Baruntse and Honku Chuli.   The massive West Col requires fixed ropes and a huge aerobic effort to climb the couloir below camp one.

Alex Stares Down Baruntse

Alex stares down Baruntse

Basecamp, a lakeside resort

Baruntse Basecamp is a waterfront property