Trip Reports

Geneva Spur Everest 2017

Everest Team Heading to the Summit!

The climbers ascended from Camp 3 on the Lhotse face through the “Yellow Band” and up the “Geneva Spur” to high camp at the South Col on Mount Everest today.  After a couple of hours of rest, they woke up and started getting ready to head to the summit!!  It’s a long push once they…

May 15 Team Updates in Dutch!

I cannot give much detail about this update, as it is beyond my grasp of languages… BUT- our amazing international community of followers have come to my rescue! Marlies Neefjes called in an update, after the May 15th team had a “great day of walking with beautiful weather.”  They picked up their cache below Camp…

West Rib Team Backcarries to 14,200′

Travis Baldwin called in from 14,200′, happy after a relatively easy day of dropping downhill about 700′, picking up their cache and hiking it back into camp.  He was pretty enthusiastic about the state of their camp, so hopefully, we’ll get some pictures when they get down off the mountain! The Rib team is now…

Everest Team Moves to Camp 3

Another early morning wake up call for the Everest climbers at Camp 2 today.  They rose to clear skies and no winds as they pulled on their down suits and prepared for the next couple of days of their push to the summit.  They’ll rest for the afternoon at Camp 3 where they are starting…