Team in Kathmandu

Hello Everyone,

The 2016 Cho Oyu team is all here and ready to go! Yesterday we did an orientation of the climb and a gear check and then had some time to rest in the afternoon. Last night we went out for our first team dinner and early to bed. Today at around 12pm Nepal time we will be flying to Lhasa. Lhasa is at about 12,000ft, so we will spend two nights there to start acclimatizing and tour the city. From Lhasa we will be driving toward the mountain for the next several days.

I’ll be posting here each day when possible, so check back tomorrow. I think we have a great team and we look forward to climbing to the top of the 6th highest mountain in the world with them!

Ben Jones and
Lakpa Rita Sherpa

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