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Epic Everest - Update 7 Dingboche acclimatisation
Apr 10 2018 Written by: Brad Horn Photography: Brad Horn
Dingboche acclimatisation days
We woke to piercing blue skies this morning at Dingboche. Wonderful weather for our acclimatisation climb up the ridge line. [Read More]
From The Field
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.
Epic Everest - Update 2 Kathmandu to Lukla
Flight to Lukla & onto Monjo
Today we commenced our trek in to Everest Base Camp with a 30 minute flight from Kathmandu into Lukla...we then walked to the villages of Phakding and Monjo.
Epic Everest - Update 1 - All set to go
All set to go!
Brad and his Epic clients begin their trek to Everest Base Camp. Everyone is in good spirits and ready for the adventure ahead...
Climbing Everest 2018
As some of you know, Brad is climbing Mount Everest in April 2018. Stay tuned for updates on his progress and find out how you can support his chosen charity.
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