Everest Expedition: Rest and acclimatizing in Lobuche

Hello Everyone,

Today was another planned rest and acclimatization day here in Lobuche at 16,200ft (I may have accidentally but a higher altitude on the last post but this is correct).

We woke to perfect blue skies again today and it has remained that way most of the day. After a relaxed breakfast and lots of coffee we departed for a hike gaining about 800ft, for our new highest elevation of the trip at 17,000ft.

Tomorrow is an exciting day as we will arrive to Everest Basecamp and move into our home for the next several weeks. It has been a great trek so far but we are looking forward to starting to get ready for the next part of the trip, the climb.

We may not be connected to the World Wide Web tomorrow but will post here tomorrow or the next day as we get moved in and everything set up.

Thanks for following along!

Ben Jones
Expedition Leader

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