Trip Reports

Today at Everest Base Camp

Jacob sent a video from basecamp today giving an idea of what’s happening as they wait for their summit push.  There’s always a bit of anxiety around this time, trying to relax, but excited to get going and head for the summit! The route on the South Side of the mountain is still in the…

Zahid Team heads down the mountain

The team headed down the mountain today and they are back down at Camp 1 at 7,800 ft tonight.  It was a hard decision to come down, but Mohammed hasn’t been feeling great and after consulting with our medical advisor and other doctors, they concluded that they better head down.  Everyone is feeling the benefits…

Lobuche Peak Everest Trek

Everest Team Back to Base Camp

Thursday May 11th from Everest Base Camp After spending a few days down at Dingboche we hiked up to Lobuche yesterday.  Then today we made it back to Everest Base Camp in time for lunch. Everyone is doing great  and feeling re-energized after spending sometime at a lower elevation. Of course we’re excited to be…

May 9 Team at Denali Base Camp

Lead guide Joe Butler called in from the May 9 Denali West Buttress team to report that they flew in to base camp and are settled in on a beautiful evening.  They plan to head up towards Camp 1 tomorrow, and will be calling in with updates from their expedition each night.  Click the link…

Team DSUSA at Camp 1

Paul called in this evening with the update from the DSUSA team.  They moved up to Camp 1 on the Kahiltna glacier today hauling all of their gear, food/fuel, and equipment in their packs and in sleds they hauled behind.  It’s always a tough day, which Paul described as grueling, but they are enjoying the…