The Expedition to Climb Mustagata - Day 15

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Camp 3 is cut from the snow on a small plateau, probably in an area somewhat sheltered from potential avalanches. The 270° view is incredible. The air is thin so your movements are reduced to a minimum. Your only activity will be melting snow to drink, cook and eat, and trying to sleep if you can. Because Mustagata is a relatively isolated chunk of rock, very high into the atmosphere, there is less residual heat trapped in the atmosphere. Therefore, a cold and clear night at Camp 3 means that the temperature will drop to 30 degrees below zero or less. Good, warm equipment and sound mountaineering practices are a MUST if you would like to return home with all your digits.