June 21 Team Caches at 13,700′

The team woke to strong winds and snow this morning. They relaxed and had a nice breakfast, the winds calmed and the snow dissipated, and then they packed up a load of equipment and supplies and headed up. They cached their load of supplies at 13,700′ by digging a large, deep pit in the snow. If the weather cooperates, the team will move up to 14 Camp tomorrow, then drop back down and pick up this load of supplies. This is what we call a “back carry.”

Here’s Eli:

 

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