Everest 2018 Summit!

Hello Everyone,

As you’ve probably heard from Lakpa Rita through the night we have all safely and successfully climbed to the Top of the World today. We arrived in two different groups so we didn’t get an entire group photo but here are a couple photos from today. We are all resting back in the South Col and are doing well! Everyone ascended and descended in great time and style today. We had perfect weather, only one other team on the route ahead of us and the summit to ourselves, that all made up for being the best of my five times to the top.

Tomorrow most of our team will head down to Camp 2, while Jangbu, Jay, And Jose will attempt to climb Lhotse in under 24 hours after their Everest summit. We will all spend the night at Camp 2 and the following day we will head to Basecamp!

We are all very excited, happy, but tired! I will continue updating the next few days until we return to Kathmandu.

Thanks for following along,

Ben Jones
Expedition Leader

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