Apr 20 2018 Written by: Brad Horn Photography: Brad Horn
We went into the Icefall this morning. This really is another world, a jumble of massive chunks of ice of all shapes. You feel like you're in that old TV show from the 70’s “The Land of the Giants”. [Read More]
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Ice and Ropes School
We spent some time on a ropes circuit practising all techniques we will need to employ further up. Tomorrow we head into the icefall up to the first ladder which is about two thirds up. Looking forward to it.
Gorak Shep (5164 metres)
Again we woke to a beautiful clear morning. We had a fall of snow overnight so it was beautiful to see a carpet of white. We gained altitude of 250 metres on a 2 hour trek. An amazing landscape to behold...