Tingri to Chinese Basecamp (16,100ft)

Hello everyone,

We arrived at Chinese Basecamp today to a new elevation of 16,100ft. The drive from Tingri only took about an hour and a half and they are working hard to pave the whole road to CBC! We were greeted by our great Sherpa and Nepali staff here and had a great second breakfast cooked by Gopal. The rest of the day we ate and hydrated, and took a walk down the road towards the mountains. It was a little windy today with a few sprinkles of rain but overall a pretty nice day. Tomorrow we will go on another hike, gaining some elevation to further acclimatize. The team is in good spirits and doing well. Thanks for following along!

Ben Jones

Lakpa Rita cutting into his Chicken Sizzler

Chicken Sizzler for dinner tonight, one of Gopal’s specialties.


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