Team Mera Reporting in from Khare

Namaste friends, family & loved ones,

Greetings from Khare, at 16,400 feet. We had a glorious walk here today from Thangnag, accompanied by the newest member of the team the whole way. We’re referring to a dog whom we’ve named Sati (meaning “friend” in Nepali)- he’s been with us every step of the way for the last 3 days or so.

We walked in the chilly morning for about an hour before the sun hit the valley floor and then things became more comfortable. As has been the pattern, between 3 and 4 pm we find ourselves in clouds rising from the valley below and things chilled down once again. Great views from the trail today- the peaks of Kantega and Thamserku came into view as well as close ups of the dramatic west face of Mera itself.

We’re doing great and enjoying an afternoon of building red blood cells and drinking tea at our very comfortable tea house.

Talk to you tomorrow,

Carole and Vern Tejas

 

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