Off to Camp 2 Tonight!

It has been a cloudy evening here in Base Camp.  After weeks of waiting and getting ready to go, Manoj and DaWang Chu are off to Camp 2 tonight.  They are looking at a window of summiting of the 21st and 22nd.  Earlier this morning there was some delay with other teams up at the…

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May 8 Team – At Camp 2

Vanessa called in to recap the team’s progress and to send regards to some loved ones.  The team moved up to Camp 2 at 11,200′ today.  They are set up in a stunningly beautiful, glacial basin at about 11,200′, with big views out to the west and northwest.  Ringing the basin are some huge ice…

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Waiting Out the Winds!

Hello from Dingboche! We have been down here at 14,000 ft. enjoying the thick air and warmer weather of the wonderful little village of Dingboche. I’ve attached some photos of Taboche Peak above Dingboche and Lhotse in the clouds with a huge wind plume blowing off the summit, which I shot the evening of the…

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