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Basecamp!

Hello Everyone,

We have successfully and safely made it down to Basecamp today! It feels great to be at the “low” altitude of 17,500ft. Once we arrived we had a late breakfast and then showers and naps. We are now just finishing up dinner and a cake that our Chef Gopal made for us. Tonight is our last night in our Basecamp as tomorrow morning we will all be flying to Kathmandu in helicopters, hoping to arrive for lunch at the Yak and Yeti. What a great adventure it’s been, and an incredible team to spend 2 months with. I’ll update you as we get to Kathmandu and get some more photos to you from the adventure.

Thanks for following along,

Ben Jones
Expedition Leader

Everest 2019 – Safe Descent to Camp 2

Hello Everyone,

We safely descended to Camp 2 today in great weather. We are tired but doing well and looking forward to our last descent through the Icefall to Basecamp early tomorrow morning. More photos coming soon!

Thanks for following along,

Ben Jones
Expedition Leader

Everest 2019 Summit!!!

Hello Everyone,

We successfully stood on top if the World today, as Lakpa Rita reported. We are safely back to the South Col and heading off to bed! More details tomorrow!

Ben Jones
Expedition Leader

Everest 2019 Summit Update: Team Safely Returned to Camp

Hello everyone, this is Lakpa Rita again. Our sherpa team called base camp to let us know that all of the summit team members and climbers have arrived safely at the South Col.
Lakpa rita

Everest 2019 Summit Update: At the Top!

Ben reported that the Alpine Ascents team reached the summit of Mount Everest May 23rd 11:15 am Nepal time. While done team and congratulations to everyone! Wishing you all safe decent.
Lakpa rita

Spectacular Expedition. Having been on many climbs with Alpine Ascents I knew what to expect but was blown away by how smoothly the trip went, the level of execution and he quality of the staff. Truly a top notch operation.

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