Lobuche East first Rotation

Hello Everyone, Today, after spending two nights on Lobuche East at 18,400ft, we are back in Basecamp! This completes our first of two rotations of acclimatization for Everest. We had great weather the last few days and an enjoyable climb to a high point on Lobuche East up to ~19,500ft. The next couple of days we will be resting in Basecamp and then preparing for our second acclimatization rotation up to C1, C2, and C3 on Everest. I’ll send a few more pics from Lobuche tomorrow. We are all doing well here and excited to be back home to Basecamp, I think especially for showers tomorrow morning! Ben Jones



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