Giving Thanks in Khare

Namaste friends, family and loved ones,

The Team is wishing everyone at home a Happy Thanksgiving. We spent the day at the tea house, packing our high mountain gear and reviewing glacier travel skills, anchor-building and crevasse rescue.

In between the skills sessions, we consumed innumerable cups of tea and, instead of traditional Thanksgiving fare, we had potatoes (fried, mashed, in dumplings), rice (fried, mainly) and of course the classic Nepali mushroom cheese pizza. Some things we’re thankful for, included in the photos below: Thankful for wag bags! For strong anchor demonstration and pulley theory! Thankful for moonbeams on the mountains!

We’re headed up to high camp tomorrow so wish us luck and keep fingers crossed for good weather.

All our best,

Carole & Vern Tejas

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