Tico Climber Prepares For Last Leg of Everest


Warner Rojas spent the night at Camp 2 of Mount Everest at 6482 meters last night. He is in very good physical condition and has excellent vitals, according to the latest information issued by La Nacion.

According to reports, the weather is favorable, but the summit of Everest as usual continues gripped by strong winds, although the gusts have began to diminish.

For this week they are estimating winds around 100 mph, while a few days ago they exceeded the 170 and 180 kilometers per hour marks.

The weather forecast predicts that the period of good weather will be on May 4, to try for the summit.

The tico spent two days at base camp performing high-altitude climbing as part of their acclimatization process.

For example, this Thursday he will walk to the “wall of Lhotse” which is where he began the climb to camp 3, but for now only reach the point that is about 6800 meters high.

Then Warner will drop to camp 2 and sleep there. In these ups and downs is the process of acclimatization to adapt the body to sudden altitude changes.

Friday is a day to recover strength and Saturday morning he will be back to base camp.

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