May 6 team: hello from basecamp

recording Lead guide Nick Shepherd passed the sat phone around at basecamp today, the team took a day to organize their scene and go over basic glacier travel and mountaineering techniques.

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April 22 team: Angus gives the details

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April 29 team: rest day

The April 22 team took a rest day yesterday at camp 2, sleeping in and eating big meals to regain their full strength.  From their camp, the teams can admire Mt. Foraker, look over Kahiltna Pass onto the north side of the AK range and also look up the upper Peters Glacier , which parallels…

Everest Team Enjoying BC

Hello All! Just down through the Khumbu Icefall this morning and all of us are now safe in Base Camp. Feels amazing to be here in the relative heat and luxury of the Mountain Trip Base Camp. Last night at Camp 2 we enjoyed some cinnamon rolls sent up from base camp with ice cream…

April 22 team: Ricky checks in

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Everest Team’s Final Evening at C2 on Rotation #2

Jacob called in on their final evening at Camp 2 on their 2nd acclimatization round.   They’ve been up there for 6 nights, and are excited to be heading down to the warmth and comfort of base camp tomorrow morning early.

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April 22 team: carry to 16,200′

Lead guide Mikle Burmeister called in today, but the satellites were not in his favor and over three dropped calls in a row we finally managed to give him the weather report.  After a few minutes his Spot device checked in but showed the group in a location they were not; Spots are incredible when…