Everest Expedition 2022: Arrival at Basecamp!

Hello Everyone,

Yesterday afternoon we arrived to our home for the next 5 weeks! It was a nice arrival with Gopal our chef greeting us with lunch and then meeting again our longtime Sherpa team. We didn’t have a connection yesterday so sorry for the delay on this post. The weather was beautiful yesterday! A perfect way to finish the trek to Basecamp under blue skies. Last night we had a fantastic dinner, steaming chicken sizzler, before playing our first game of Scrabble and then a good nights sleep. It usually takes a couple of days to get acclimatized to sleeping at 17,500ft so we will just be in camp organizing and resting. The team is doing well, we have remained healthy for the most part throughout the trek. But a few bumps along the road is normal and we are on the upswing!

After hot showers today we have just been relaxing in camp and I’m thinking we will have our first movie showing in the do i g tent tonight after dinner.

Thanks for following along,

Ben Jones
Expedition Leader


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