Tag: Everest Base Camp Trek

EBC Trek 2019 – Khumbu Trekkers Enjoy Basecamp; Descend to Dingboche

Namaste Everyone, Greetings from Dingboche! We’re all doing well after an adventurous descent from Everest Basecamp in challenging weather. Some snow, some rain, poor visibility, lots of mud, a little bit of everything. Not to worry, the team rose to the occasion! Technical difficulties prevented us from sending a Cybercast from Everest Basecamp yesterday, but […]

Island Peak 2019 – Climbers Check In

https://alpineascentstrek.files.wordpress.com/2019/04/audio-post-2019-04-07-14-49-25.mp3

EBC Trek 2019 – Trekkers Part Ways with Lobuche/Island Peak Climbers

https://alpineascentstrek.files.wordpress.com/2019/04/audio-post-2019-04-07-01-21-42.mp3

EBC Trek 2019 – Trekkers & Lobuche Climbers Part Ways

https://alpineascentstrek.files.wordpress.com/2019/04/audio-post-2019-04-07-01-21-42.mp3

EBC Trek 2019 – Kala Pattar Full Recap!

Namaste friends, family and loved ones, Up at five am to ensure an in encumbered views of Everest however Mother Nature had a different idea. Even at 7am we could see clouds rolling up the valley. We arrived in good time to the last outpost of civilization, Gorak Shep, tucked under beautiful Pumori, one of […]

EBC Trek 2019 – Successful Climb of Kala Pattar for Team Khumbu

https://alpineascentstrek.files.wordpress.com/2019/04/audio-post-2019-04-06-00-56-39.mp3

EBC Trek 2019 – Lobuche for Team Khumbu!

Namaste friends, family and loved ones, It was straightforward going for the first hour and then our trail steepened. We crossed the frozen Khumbu Khola as yaks passed by. There was a bit of rock hopping. We visited a mystical pass with monuments for fallen climbers and a mountainous back drop. Cameras out! Team members […]

EBC Trek 2019 – Team Khumbu acclimatized!

Namaste friends, family and loved ones! Climbing high above Pheriche to adapt to the thin air was a great idea! The view was magnificent and it was excellent training. Once we got to the old Stupa monument we could some of the highest mountains 🏔 of the world 🌎! And we had a good look […]

EBC Trek 2019 – Team Khumbu Arrives in Pheriche

Namaste friends, family and loved ones, We said goodbye to the Tengboche monastery and headed up the Valley to the potato and yak farming community of Pheriche. We crossed the river via suspension bridge. And none to soon as heavy laden Everest bound yaks filled the trail for the rest of the day The yaks […]

EBC Trek 2019 – Tengboche Welcomes Team Khumbu

Namaste friends, family and loved ones! A big drop and climb awaited us. We descended all the way down to the river and back up the other side to the famed location of the Tengboche Monastery. The monks know a good location when they see one. This is probably the best place to view Everest. […]

ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

  • Dear Alpine Ascents: Double-Wall vs. Single Wall Tents?

    Dear Alpine Ascents, I’m gearing up for an 8-Day Alaska Course and I see that you require double-wall four season tents. I found a single wall four-season tent that is supposed to be bomber (saw photos of it being used in the Himalaya) and it would save me 5 pounds. What gives?  Sincerely, Trying to […]

  • Kilimanjaro: A Tribute to our Tanzanian Crew

    by Paul Koubek  As one of the western guides fortunate to work with the Alpine Ascents Kilimanjaro Program, when I was asked to write a blog post about any topic I wanted, the first thing that came to mind for me about my experience on Kilimanjaro was: the people! Every Alpine Ascents climb of Kilimanjaro […]

  • Hunger Relief Fundraiser Raises Over $30K for Kilimanjaro Crew

    We have not been able to operate Kilimanjaro expeditions since February 2020, and during that time our friends over in Tanzania have not been far from our mind. COVID-19 has decimated the Kilimanjaro tourism industry and the income that the local people rely on to house and feed their families. In a typical year, travel […]

Partners & Accreditations

Alpine Ascents International is an authorized mountain guide service of Denali National Park and Preserve and Mount Rainier National Park.
© Copyright 2021 All Rights Reserved. Alpine Ascents International