Okay, it's official....!! Team Bruce are going for the summit tonight. In a few hours, head torches on, down suits zipped up, bags packed, the team will leave Camp 4.
We finally heard from Dad earlier, he said he's feeling ready, excited and very nervous, but Dad thrives in these high pressured situations. As a professional ice hockey player (goalie) for many years, he would get so nervous before big games that he would end up being physically sick, but he would always, always come into his own when the pressure was on and i have no doubt that he will give this, the biggest challenge of his life, his absolute best shot.
In his message earlier Dad spoke of how he saved a mans life today. - "I saved a guy who fell off today, I literally pulled him back up, and he wished me good karma, so fingers crossed" - these messages really bring home how powerful this mountain is and how she deserves respect at all times.
So here we go everyone, after years of preparation, hard work and hours of training the time is finally here. Thank you all so much for following this journey, it has been so lovely to share each step of this journey with you, your comments have been so kind, uplifting and comforting on the tough days.
We are nearly there :) i'll update you all in the morning, after what is probably going to be the longest night of our lives!!! Go get your mountain Daddy, we are all behind you xxxx
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