Everest 2019 – Puja Day

Hello Everyone, The last few days have been pretty busy here getting moved into camp, we had our Puja ceremony, and today we started a little review of our climbing systems. The team is doing well with acclimatization and getting into a routine here in Basecamp. We had our special Puja ceremony to ask for safe passage on the mountain a couple days ago with perfect weather. It’s always a special day to share with our entire staff that are all helping to make this expedition happen. Tomorrow we are going to start our ladder crossing practice in camp after breakfast and then we will head out into the lower Icefall to do some more review of skills before we head up on our first trip on the mountain. *(Beathe would like to wish Anita a very Happy Birthday!) I’ll update here again tomorrow! Ben Jones Expedition Leader More info about Climbing Mount Everest and Everest Base Camp Trek.

ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

  • Women’s-Specific Climbing Tips

    It’s Not Awkward, It’s Reality As adults, we’ve got our bathroom & “private part” habits down. We know how to keep ourselves comfortable, clean, and efficient. But what happens when we step into the backcountry for the day? For several nights? For a month-long expedition? For those heading into the backcountry with a female anatomy, […]

  • Gear Review: Fozzils Bowls

    By Mike Hawkins It has been a long day – one of the most demanding climbing days you have ever experienced. Your legs are wrecked. Your back is sore and you have small bruises on your hips from your hipbelt. You have sunscreen caked into every nook and cranny, but even that didn’t keep you […]

  • Gear Review: The North Face Phantom 50 pack

    By Mike Hawkins “Man, this is a really great pack…” I said it over and over for months until my wife had finally had enough of it. She had to get one for herself.  While 50 liters is a little small for most multi-day mountaineering and winter ski tours, the small size is plenty versatile […]

Partners & Accreditations

Alpine Ascents International is an authorized mountain guide service of Denali National Park and Preserve and Mount Rainier National Park.
© Copyright 2020 All Rights Reserved. Alpine Ascents International