Annapurna - Chapter X The Sickle Summary & Analysis

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Chapter X The Sickle Summary and Analysis

On the evening of the 24th of May, the team holds a small party at Base Camp in honor of finding a promising potential route to the top of Annapurna. They sleep late the next morning, enjoying the relative comforts of the larger camp. Herzog is optimistic of their chances as he leads a team up to Camp I, determined not to return to Base Camp until they have reached the summit. Terray has gone on ahead with Sherpas to take equipment up to Camp II and higher for a possible third camp.

Herzog meets Terray in Camp II and learns where he has left equipment at about 22,000 feet altitude. He takes off with two Sherpas, hoping to establish a third and fourth camp to support the future ascent. They find the cache of equipment...

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