Spring 2018 Island Peak – Khlimbers get Khlean!

Namaste friends , family and loved ones!

Fresh snow covered the trail when we stepped out this morning. All of the Khumbu valley looked like a winter wonderland as we got our last good view of Everest and Lhotse.

We dropped a few thousand feet on our descent to Namche Bazar. The air is noticeably thicker and warmer. And wildlife abounds at this elevation. As we rounded a bend we were blessed with an up close and very personal meeting with a family of Himalayan Tar grazing on the hillside.

The team is enjoying oxygen and spending way to long in the shower. Tomorrow we head for the gateway village of Lukla. See you there!

All our best,
Vern Tejas

 

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