He explains that he is starting a new routine as he would like to try and cover more distance each day. This means that he'll walk longer hours and will get into the tent later in the evening.
He remarks that he is comfortable in the tent. Out of the tent however, the temperature is -25°C and is getting colder as he rises in alitude. He continues," The cold is nothing to laugh about and you must act wisely in these conditions. I still have a 1'000 meters to climb so it will get a lot colder yet!"
The sky in blue and with moderate southerly winds. He hopes to cover 25kms today.
Mike's position this morning Lat 81°7.1' S Lon 80°34.4' W