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Everest 2019 Concludes in Kathmandu

Hello Everyone,

We all arrived safely back to Kathmandu after an excellent expedition to the Top of the World. Thanks for following along this season. Most team members are now all heading home. Until next year…..

Ben Jones
Expedition Leader

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Everest 2019 – Return to 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 More info about Climbing Mount Everest and Everest Base Camp Trek.

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

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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

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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

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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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