Trip Reports

May 6 TEAM AT 7800 ft, CAMP 1

Team leader Seba Grau called in to report that the weather cleared in Talkeetna, and the team flew into the beautiful Alaska range. They arrived safely at Base Camp, took a rest, and then packed up and headed up glacier. It was a tiring move, in that the team broke trail through 12″ of new…

May 11 West Buttress Team – Meet the Climbers!

Each season, we work with teams of climbers from different parts of the world, in an effort to help climbers from different cultural backgrounds have a great experience on North America’s tallest mountain.  A Norwegian mountain guiding company called Hvitserk contacted us to help organize an expedition for a group of Norwegian climbers.  We are…

Some Good News from Everest Base Camp

It’s been a super challenging time for the entire country of Nepal, and our team who has been there and witnessed the destruction and suffering of the people have had a life experience they will never forget.   There has been a stream of bad news coming from Nepal, but there was a small bright spot…

Nepal Relief Effort

There are many organizations contributing time, money and resources to the relief effort in Nepal.  The devastation as a result of the recent earthquake is still beyond calculation and the need for both short and long term assistance is dire. Mountain Trip is supporting the Dzi Foundation, which assists remote villages in eastern Nepal.  The…