Everest Base Camp Trek climbs to Lobuche

Namaste friends, family and loved ones,

We left Pheriche today under clear, calm skies. The mountain views were fantastic.

After two hours on the trail, we stopped for tea at the Yak Lodge in Dugla. The bell from the Yak after whom the lodge is named hangs in our living room in New York. We climbed up Dugla Hill and spent some time at the memorials to fallen climbers. We negotiated a yak jam (like a traffic jam) on the hill and successfully avoided a couple of yak attacks.

Otherwise, the trail to Lobuche was in good shape and we got here in time for lunch. People are feeling the altitude but are doing well. We’re hoping for another great day tomorrow as we trek to Gorak Shep.

Thanks for following us,

Carole and Vern Tejas

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