Hello from Everest Base Camp!
Today the 28th we are enjoying a beautiful clear morning. We can see up the Khumbu ice fall and the impressive Cholatse and Tabouche peaks in the distance.
The last few days we have been taking advantage of our well deserved rest days after our first rotation to camp 2. We have been reorganizing our gear, doing laundry, eating some amazing food and going for the occasional hike. Yesterday Albert, Trudi, Joerg and I hiked down to Gorak Shep to check our emails and make some phone calls to the outside world. Scott and team climbed Kala Patar 2 today above a couple of beautiful lakes below Pumori.
Later this afternoon we did some oxygen training to just get familiar with all equipment.
Update on the avalanche: The one Sherpa that was caught and rescued made it out on a helicopter directly from Camp 1 and happily he appears to be ok.
Cheers, Scott and Jacob from Everest Base Camp!