Trip Reports
April 10, 2011 Dingboche, Khumbu Valley. We are now just two days away from Everest base camp and feeling fit and ready to move up. The last two days were spent in Dingboche, a village at 4300 meters at the confluence of the valley the leads up to Island Peak
Bill Allen, Dingboche. April 9, 2011 We’ve all met up finally in Dingboche at our favorite lodge, the Snow Lion. Gregg Mellon and Debbie have been trekking with a group of friends and have already visited base camp. They came back down the valley to join us yesterday here in
The team is re-united in Namche.  It was great to get our our entire team together tonight.  The 2nd part of the climbing crew, Scott, Newall, and Irek, along with Diane and Laurie (who are joining us for the trek into base camp) arrived in Namche to great weather and
Chris give us an update from the Everest View Hotel above  Namche Bazar. Check it out! [audio:http://mteverest2011.files.wordpress.com/2011/03/7e51708adf235f0faff6774ef110e19a6eb92285.mp3]
Post: Bill Allen from Namche   April 4, 2011 After a very rainy night last night, we awoke to clear skies and new snow in the Himalaya with the snow line just a few hundred feet above where we stayed in the village of Phakding.   It was a beautiful start of
Hi Everyone, I thought I'd give you all an update from Kathmandu. Yesterday morning, Bill Allen's group, including Ephi Gildor, Chris Davenport, Neil Beidelman and three friends joining them for the trek, flew into Lukla in helicopters.  Helicopter fights to Lukla are one of the additional services we offer, as
Welcome to Kathmandu! Our whole team is here now. We have been very busy finalizing lots of projects, but have had plenty of time to pursue  some great mini adventures around town. We had our briefing and received our climbing permit today, before heading out to Dwarikas for dinner. Dwarikas
Hi Everyone, I thought we'd give a quick update. We are in Kathmandu, excited about heading off for another Everest expedition! It is very nice to be back, and springtime in Kathmandu is extra exciting as it is a time to see lots of friends who are congregating here for
Thank you for joining us as our team of climbers attempts to climb the highest peak on earth.  An expedition to Mount Everest is a long, arduous affair, and successful ascents require months of planning and preparation.  Our guides and Nepali staff have been working tirelessly for the past six
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