Trip Reports

Aconcagua Team is at Base Camp

Lorenz called in from the relative comfort of Base Camp, after a long day hiking up the Relinchos Valley.  Today was the toughest day of the trip thus far, as they gained over 3000′ of elevation as they hiked about seven miles from their camp at Casa De Piedra. The morning started with a crossing…

Island Peak Team Audio Dispatch

Jerry Bays called in with the audio expedition dispatch from our Island Peak climbing team.  They are back down in the relatively low thick air of Deboche tonight staying in a really nice lodge and enjoying a bit of relaxation after a successful summit of Island Peak.  They’ve had a great expedition so far and…

Everest Base Camp!

They trekked up to Everest Base Camp (EBC) today from the village of Gorak Shep.  Gorak Shep is the highest village on the trek at 16,950 ft just off of the Khumbu Glacier. The temperatures drop the higher they get, and nights can definitely be chilly up high in the Himalayas.  It’s a 2-3 hour…