Spring 2018 Island Peak – Khumbu Khlimbers descend!

Namaste friends, family and loved ones,

We had an amazing day yesterday, with all climbers summiting in fine weather. We scrambled our way up three thousand feet of rock to the base of the glacier.

With crampons on our feet we ascended the glacier crossing crevasses with ladders strung together. After several hundred feet of steep ice climbing we achieved our goal. Fun was had by all!

We awoke this morning to fresh snow and it continued as we trekked down valley to the trees and village of Pangboche.

We hope to be in Namche tomorrow.

All our best,
Vern Tejas




 

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