The wind has finally died down, and the team can at last resume their climb. They set off for a return to Advanced Basecamp, and eventually a push for the Summit itself. Fortunately all of the higher camps were still intact. With such high winds, it’s not uncommon to have tents and other equipment swept right off the mountain.
Jon admits to having some butterflies in his stomach as everyone heads out for ABC, as the realization of how dangerous an Everest climb can be sets in. A point that is hammered home with discussion and footage of David Sharp setting out. For fans of mountaineering and Everest in general, this is a great episode on a lot of different levels. Great footage as well. Well done once again Jon!
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