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Everest/Lhotse 2021: Back to Kathmandu, wrap up.

Hello Everyone,

We have been back in Kathmandu for a few days now and have been lucky enough to have gotten flights out of Kathmandu tonight. We are looking forward to making our way back home but it has been an incredible journey even though we were unable to reach the summit this year. We built a great team, and we were all able to have many positive outcomes throughout this journey.

We will be back next year and hope that the weather will be a little nicer towards the end of May!

Thanks for following along,

Ben Jones
Expedition Leader

Everest/Lhotse 2021: Safe at Basecamp!

Hello Everyone,

We are all safely back at Basecamp! We had a couple tough days descending in poor weather but the team remained strong committed to returning safely. Unfortunately we were unable to summit this year but we still had a pretty incredible 60 days together as a team. We will be hanging out in Basecamp until the weather improves here before we can fly back to Kathmandu and start our journeys back home. I will get some photos together tomorrow to post and will be updating as we make our way back to Kathmandu and end the expedition.

Thanks for following along!

Ben Jones
Expedition Leader

Everest/Lhotse 2021: Team leaving Camp 4 for Base Camp

Hello everyone this is Lakpa rita reporting from base camp that our team have reported from south col that they decided to pull plugs. Every one have work super hard and waited patiently for last couple of days unfortunately the weather is not favorable so team decided to decent from camp four and this will be the end of our expedition.

Lakpa rita

Everest/Lhotse 2021: South Col

Hello Everyone,

We are all safely to the South Col. A little windy here but just fine inside the tents. We had a beautiful day climbing to the South Col with only 3 or 4 other people climbing up! We will rest tomorrow and let the winds die down a little and plan to summit on the morning of the 26th. We will see what the weather does but we are feeling pretty good about it right now. Lakpa Rita will be updating our movements to the summit starting tomorrow night. But if for some reason some of the dispatches don’t go through just remember no news is good news. We will update as quickly as we can and we have a very capable team up here taking good care of our climbers!

Thanks for following along!

Ben Jones
Expedition Leader

Everest/Lhotse 2021

Hello Everyone,

We are all safely to the South Col. A little windy here but just fine inside the tents. We had a beautiful day climbing to the South Col with only 3 or 4 other people climbing up! We will rest tomorrow and let the winds die down a little and plan to summit on the morning of the 26th. We will see what the weather does but we are feeling pretty good about it right now. Lakpa Rita will be updating our movements to the summit starting tomorrow night. But if for some reason some of the dispatches don’t go through just remember no news is good news. We will update as quickly as we can and we have a very capable team up here taking good care of our climbers!

Thanks for following along!

Ben Jones
Expedition Leader

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