Everest 2019 – Climber Portraits

Everest 2018 – Summit List

Huge congratulations to our climbers as they make their way back home from this successful expedition. Alpine Ascents would like to recognize each team member who summited.

Everest Summit:
Ben Jones
Eric Murphy
Jangbu Sherpa
Ian Swift
Jose L Fernandez
Luke Timmerman
Jason Patry
Slav Tokarev
Milka Raulin
Geneva Keaton
Brian Cheripko
Fur Kancha sherpa
Karma Sarki Sherpa
Ang Passang Sherpa
Ang Norbu Sherpa
Nima Tenzing Sherpa
Raj Khumar Thapa Magar
Thukten Dorjee Sherpa
Kami Temba Sherpa

Lhotse Summit:
Jangbu Sherpa
Jose L Fernandez
Jason Patry
Karma Sarki Sherpa
Kami Gelgen

More info about Climbing Mount Everest and Everest Base Camp Trek.

2017 Everest Preparations Underway!

Our guiding team this year consists of Ben Jones, Lakpa Rita Sherpa, Eric Murphy, and Jangbu Sherpa. They are getting ready to fly to Kathmandu in the coming days. A quick shot of our annual load of initial supplies we ship to Base Camp, from our Seattle office. Our climbing team arrives in Nepal on March 30, stay tuned!

More info about Climbing Mount Everest and Everest Base Camp Trek.

Back in Kathmandu!

Hello Everyone,

We are back in Kathmandu!! Thanks for following along on our fantastic adventure to the top of the World! Jen is heading out tonight and Mario and myself will be heading out soon. What a safe and successful trip this was! Thanks to Mario and Jen for being a great team, and to our great Sherpa and Nepali staff! Already looking forward to 2017!


Ben Jones

21 May, 2016 05:52

Hello Everyone,

Jen, Mario, and myself are back now safely in basecamp and waiting for our four strong Sherpa to return to basecamp in a few hours! What an incredible trip! We are resting up today and will all be departing for Kathmandu in various stages in the next few days.

We had a beautiful summit day to reach the top of the World! It was a little crowded but I don’t think took away from the experience of being on the summit of Everest. We have just experienced a great deal in the last few days with not much rest but will share a few more pics and updates as we rest in the next several days. Thanks for following along on this Journey!!

Ben Jones

Many thanks for organizing the expedition. It was a fantastic experience! I am looking forward to climbing with AAI on other mountains.


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