Hi everyone this is Ben calling here from our Manaslu expedition. Sorry I was not able to post yesterday there’s been some difficulties here with the clouds and satellites not-working as well. Yesterday we hiked from Samagoan up to Samado. We spent the night there last night and then we hiked this morning to gain some more elevation for our acclimatization. We got about 15,500 feet today on our hike and headed all the way back down to Samado then packed up and all the way back to Samagoan. We just finished up dinner here doing well. Everybody’s a little tired after a long day of hiking today but ready to climb and everybody’s doing well. We just finished dinner and we’re heading off to bed. Tomorrow morning we are gonna be heading up towards Base Camp- about 4 1/2 to five hours or so to hike up to base camp and we’re looking forward to getting up to base camp and getting moved in there. Yeah everybody’s doing well here everybody says hello to everybody following along back home. We’ve had some great hikes and some good weather. We have lots of clouds around kind of some threatening clouds but never really any rain thus far, been very fortunate with the weather and nice for hiking. Having a great time and yeah we’re looking forward to getting to base camp tomorrow. Beautiful here, it’s nice and green, lush, and will be cool to get up a little bit higher. Thanks for following-along and I’ll post again tomorrow once we reach base camp.