Weather holds steady as the entire team made the move to Camp III (23,500 feet) after a rest day in Camp II. Team will head to the South Col at 6:00am tomorrow morning.
The team is safely at Camp II – they will likely take a rest day before heading to Camp III.
Hello Everyone, Tonight at 12am Nepal time we will head up through the Khumbu icefall to Camp 1, and then continue on to Camp 2 to begin our last rotation up the mountain for our summit bid. We will be a little flexible with our summit date but right now are targeting the 18th with … Continue reading “Ready for the summit push!”
Hello Everyone, I apologize for no updates the last few days! I was having some technical difficulties, but we had a safe and successful 2nd rotation all the way to about 23,000ft. Our climb through the icefall to Camp 1 was uncrowded again and was really just a pleasant climb to Camp 1. After resting … Continue reading “2nd Rotation success”
Hello Everyone, Tonight we will head back up to Camp 1 for one night and then to Camp 2 the next day. Our goal for this rotation is to “touch” Camp 3, completing our acclimatization rounds on the mountain in preparation for our summit bid. We have had several days of rest here at Basecamp, … Continue reading “2nd rotation up to Camp 3!”
Hello Everyone, The last couple of days we have been resting and relaxing here in Basecamp. We have had some snow showers for the last couple of days but now looks like the sun is breaking through with better weather ahead. We are looking at going back up for our second rotation to culminate with … Continue reading “Icefall Doctors portraits and rest in BC”
Hello Everyone, We have just finished our first rotation to Camps 1 and 2 over the last 6 days! The team did great! Everyone acclimatized very well to our new high elevation of 21,400ft at Camp 2. On our rest and acclimatization day at Camp 2 we hiked towards the Lhotse face and happen to … Continue reading “1st rotation complete”