Epic Everest - Update 14 Khumbu Icefall
Khumbu Icefall. 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]
From The Field
OUR GUIDES AND TRAVELLERS REPORT FROM AROUND THE GLOBE
Epic Everest - Update 13 Everest Rope School
Everest Ice and Ropes School - Update 13. 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.
Epic Everest - Update 12 Puja Ceremony
Today was another rest day at Everest Base Camp. That said it was a significant as our “puja” ceremony was held. Read about this blessing ceremony for our mountain climbing ahead.
Epic Everest - Update 11 Climbing Lobuche
Climbing Lobuche & Everest Base Camp
Brad has now arrived at Everest Base Camp and is entrenched in the Adventure Consultants Camp. Read about climbing Lobuche and settling in...
Epic Everest - Update 10 Everest Base Camp
We have arrived at Everest Base Camp. Today was an awesome day. We started at 4.00 am and trekked a peak out of Gorak Shep called Kala Patthar (5,545m). The views of sunrise over Everest are breathtaking.
Epic Everest - Update 9 Gorak Shep
Gorak Shep (5164 metres)
Again we woke to a beautiful clear morning. There was 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...
Epic Everest - Update 8 Dingboche to Lobuche
Dingboche to Lobuche
Today was a reasonably easy day as we made our way from Dingboche to Lobuche (4910 metres).