Alexander Abramov, head of the expedition on Everest:
Today in the Base Camp of Mount Everest there was a Puja, a ceremony of consecration of the camp. All participants got dirty by local flour tsampa and was very pleased.
The first group today went to the Middle camp at 5800m for overnight. And tomorrow they plan to go up to the camp ABC 6400m and spend 2 nights there.
Tomorrow and the second group goes up, and the day after tomorrow-the – third group. Each group has 10 members with guides.
Alexander Abramov held another "live" from the base camp.
Watch it on Facebook (in Russian):
From the diary of Dmitry Ermakov, a guide of 7 Summits Club:
... yesterday, along with the opening of the bar, two massage tents were opened. Abramov hired masseuses from Tibet and now there is a turn for their service. Massage on 5200, whom going to tell, not believe.
In the evening there was a traditional hike to the bar, for coffee and mulled wine, and evening cinema show…