"October 21st. Irina Agarkova reports from BC.
Today the strong storm wind has started in the night time. it tried to tore tents even in BC. The huge snow flags are on the ridge of Lhotse and Nuptse. But it spite of all these, boys have started from the Camp 1 under the Devil Tower and till 4 p.m. they reached Camp 2 at 6 900m. The camp set at the bright snow place situated between the top of Tower and the upper buttress - here the route line located. In the evening report climbers said that the wind was hurricane like and the morning plans would depend on the weather.
Valery and Yura feel good and wish good luck to all in the valley
5 p.m. local time
Picture is from the May expedition of Kammerlander on Nuptse. Now the Camp 2 located in the same place.