Everest 2017 – Update from Camp 2

Looking at Camp 2 on the Mountain Trip/Mountain Madness Everest Expedition Hello everyone, Jacob here checking in for the 2017 Mountain Trip Everest Expedition. Yesterday we took a much deserved rest day. There were high winds outside and above us, so we just stayed in camp and enjoyed some good food and good company. Today…

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Zahid Denali Team is at Base Camp!

Lead guide Eli Potter called from Denali Base Camp at 7,200′ (2200 m) on the Southeast Fork of the Kahiltna Glacier.  The team had planned to fly yesterday, the 30th of April, but the weather in the sleepy little town of Talkeetna was such that the team had to spend a night awaiting clear skies. …

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Everest Team at Camp 2

Our Everest team is at Camp 2 again at around 21,400 ft near the base of the Lhotse Face.  They are on their second and final acclimatization trip up the mountain in preparation for the summit push coming in a couple of weeks.   They woke up early at base camp (1am) and climbed through the…

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