NEWSLETTERS - Cho Oyo Autumn 1998

Newsletter 3128 September 1998

 C2 - C3 (7400m)

Although C3 is nearly in sight from C2, the little trip from 7000 - 7400m in a snow shower was still hard work. We were certainly tired on arrival and everyone was keyed up to go for the summit the next day. We all felt in good health and ready, but unfortunately the snow did not seem to want to let up. We all checked the conditions during the night, but it had not stopped. It was therefore quite a fitful night as it seemed our summit aspirations may be fading away. However we continued to brew drinks and eat in the hope that it would stop snowing…