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snowy basecamp after recent fall

Domestic duties

Biding our time.

May 15, 2007

Daily tasks occupy us in bc as people begin to accept the loss of friends on Dhaulagiri. In the meantime the waiting game continues.

The weather at Annapurna continues to confound us, so we must be patient and await our opportunity to launch a summit bid in the right conditions.

Overall, the weather patterns are unusual for this time of year, with constant humidity/precipitation but without the usual high winds. We really need a couple of days of strong northerlies to clean our route yet that seems unlikely in the near future. As I type, a loud thunderclap sounds and snow begins to fall, most likely signaling another day of waiting in bc tomorrow. Better dig out a new battery for the mp3…