Tag: Everest

Everest Expedition 2022: Back to Kathmandu

Hello Everyone, We are back safe and sound to Kathmandu and wrapping up the expedition. We had a smooth ride back to Kathmandu from Basecamp and a great celebratory dinner last night. Thanks for following along this year on our expedition. Congratulations to the team once again on summits of Everest and Lhotse! Until next … Continue reading “Back to Kathmandu”

Everest Expedition 2022: Summit success and back safely to Basecamp!

Hello Everyone, What an incredible summit day we had on May 18th, 2022 to the top of the World! As we waited out high winds during the early hours of the night we remained patient knowing that the forecast (at the time) was suppose to have winds dropping off for the 18th. We waited and … Continue reading “Summit success and back safely to Basecamp!”

Everest Expedition 2022: Team has successfully descended to Camp II

Everest Expedition 2022: Lhotse Summit

Thrilled to announce that Everest team members Karma Serki Sherpa and Gautam Shine summitted Lhotse at 5:20 am May 19 after their summit of Everest ( with a rest at the South Col camp between summits).

Everest Expedition 2022: Team Returns to South Col

Alpine Ascents Everest team returned from the Summit to South Col camp at about 2pm yesterday. Team will be making there way back to Base Camp over the next few days.

Everest Expedition 2022: Alpine Ascents team Atop the World!

Congrats to the Alpine Ascents Everest team who reached the summit of Mt. Everest today  at 11am Nepal time. Will post photos and updates when the team returns to base camp and passing on good wishes as they make their way back to high camp.

Everest Expedition 2022: Everest Climb Update

Our team has reached the balcony at 27, 600 feet. Team usually rests a bit here, taking on the full view of the Himalayas. Winds are light right now and indications are very few climbers on the route.

Everest Expedition 2022: Report from Everest Base Camp

Our climbing team left the South Col ( High Camp) early this morning and is in route to summit. Will update as the team checks in.

Everest Expedition 2022: Summit Day

Our team plans to leave at around midnight ( Nepal time)  for summit bid. We have had some difficulty with communication back to US but will be checking with base camp to update as we can

Everest Expedition 2022: Team Reaches South Col!

Everest Team has reached the South Col, the last camp before the summit. Team reached camp at 3pm, and will rest there tonight. Plans are to attempt summit tomorrow night.

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