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Camp 2.9 on Ama Dablam
© Ice Nine
5*VOTING: number of votes 173
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Rather you than me! Great photo though, have a 5!
Mark Collins - 20/Apr/11
Badly pitched tent - you're obviously not a boy scout? Joking aside what a pic! Bags I sleep on the inside though!
Trangia - 20/Apr/11
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Stanners - 02/May/11
Is that a Trango 4 or 3.1?
Crux - 04/May/11
Hello Ice Nine - super shot. However, the tent seems to be pitched below an overhanging ice bulge and I certainly would not be happy sleeping in it. Please enlighten me on the logistics of putting the tent there.
boje - 05/May/11
Hi Boje, thanks for the comments. Camp 2.9 is used more commonly now rather than camp 3 due to an avalanche/serac fall in 2006 that killed 6 people. The site of 2.9 is relatively safe from anything falling from above (unless the ice that it is hacked into decides to move). I didn't stay here, I went directly from Camp 2 to the summit. More information on the 2006 incident here:
Ice Nine - 06/May/11
Hi Crux, sorry, not my tent, can't comment on the type I'm afraid
Ice Nine - 06/May/11
I'm going outside and maybe some time. Great shot.
Bilbo - 06/Jun/11
Great phot, can you give me the address of this campsite!
Ouncepounce - 02/Aug/12
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