Everest Update – Phone Call from Base Camp

Our Lead Guide Jacob Schmitz called in a detailed post recapping the events of the past two days.  His report was cut off by a relatively poor satellite phone connection, but his description is sobering.

Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone so terribly affected by the earthquake and the following aftershocks.


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  1. Glad you are alive and creating solutions for your situation! We wish you Godspeed and safety in the days ahead until you return home.

  2. Sheryl

    Praying for you, Jacob…and for others who are going above and beyond to do whatever is possible to help. Most of us cannot wrap our minds around this entire situation. Thank you for what you’re doing.

  3. Jacob, thank you for your report. We are extremely glad to hear you and your teams are safe. Thank you for your strength and courage. Please let Mnt Trip know what is needed so we can spread the word.

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