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  Carlos Pauner GI and GII Expedition 2004


Yesterday, a nice day, we left Base Camp towards Camp I.  We filled our backpacks with two tents, gas, rope, stoves,..., well, a lot of weigh and we had the noon sun on us along the way, which made the march difficult.

We arrived to a point at some 5,700 m. at around an hour from where our first high altitude camp will be, which we think is around 5,800 m.  We left a depot there with all the material we had on our backs and we went back to Base Camp.  The path is long and hard to find: crevasses, seracs...  A lot of load and trying to find the way made the day especially hard.

We will rest today, although we may need one more day to recover.  On the next day, we will leave with some more rope and we will settle, using the material we left in the depot, Camp I.

We hope the wind from China, a sign of good weather, continues blowing. Carlos

Translated from Spanish by Jorge Rivera

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