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. [Read More]
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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).
Epic Everest - Update 7 Dingboche acclimatisation
Dingboche acclimatisation days
We woke to piercing blue skies this morning at Dingboche. Wonderful weather for our acclimatisation climb up the ridge line.
Epic Everest - Updates 5 & 6 Namche to Dingboche
Namche to Dingboche.
We have arrived at Dingboche at an altitude of around 4410 metres. All is going well. The weather is sunny and windy at the moment but looks like some cloud might be coming in.
Epic Everest - Update 4 Acclimatisation in Namche
An acclimatisation day at Namche.
After breakfast with beautiful clear blue skies the Epic team embarked on a walk around the Khunde loop. This involves a 400+ elevation gain up onto a plateau above Namche with the aim to get some additional height to aid the body in adjusting to the altitude.
Epic Everest - Update 3 Route to Namche
The Epic Everest group have arrived at Namche Bazaar, one of Brad's favourite places. Namche is the service centre for the Khumbu Valley which leads to Everest and is essentially the “Sherpa capital”. The team will stay here for 2 days to acclimatise.