Trip Reports

Everest Team at Camp 2

Our Everest team is at Camp 2 again at around 21,400 ft near the base of the Lhotse Face.  They are on their second and final acclimatization trip up the mountain in preparation for the summit push coming in a couple of weeks.   They woke up early at base camp (1am) and climbed through the…

Everest 2017 – Pictures!!!

Chris Jentz crosses a crack near the top of the Khumbu Icefall Camp 2 on Mount Everest on a clear day!  A bit of recent snow has fallen on the Lhotse Face to the left of the thick crevasses above our dining tent. If you lose your shirt playing cards at 21,400 feet, does the…

Everest Team at Camp 2 on first rotation

Our lead guide Jacob Schmitz called in a nice, detailed update from 21,400 feet (6523m), the site of their Camp 2, as they continue to acclimatize on the flank of Mount Everest. The team is doing great!  Everyone is feeling good and excited to be on the mountain.  They are enjoying the views of the…

2017 Everest Team Is At Camp 1!!

Early in the morning, our 2017 Mount Everest Expedition departed the comfort of Base Camp and forged their way up through the difficult and exciting Khumbu Icefall.  Everyone did great and the team is now camped at Camp 1 at an elevation of 18,850 feet. Passing through the Icefall involved climbing through seracs (towering ice…