9th April - 2013 - Rest Day in Pheriche

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Pheriche
9th April - 2013 - Acclimatization day in Pheriche
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We took it easy, washed some clothes, drank tea and went walking to help the acclimatization process.  Scott took some pictures at the Medical Outpost where there is a mix of English/NZ and American doctors.  Karina (also a doctor) took a spin in the Gamow bag and descended to a lower altitude (2140m).  Obie reluctantly did his schoolwork and Khunga helped him.  Khunga, Mingma, Scott, Anna and Obie hiked up the moraine above Pheriche to get a view down into Dingboche (surprisingly close).  Everyone is in good spirits and ready to head to Lobuche tomorrow.  While not far in distance, it is a significant altitude gain of almost 700m.

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