Trip Reports

Welcome to our 2022 Denali Season!

2022 celebrates the 47th year that Mountain Trip is guiding Denali! We are beyond thrilled to ramp up our Denali season. The first of our 18 Denali expeditions this season has arrived in Anchorage for their attempt of the West Buttress, the classic route up the mountain. Following our tradition of guiding outside the box,…

EBC Team Arrives at Base Camp

Our team arrived at Everest Base Camp on schedule on April 13 with beautiful clear skies and no wind. Base camp is a bustling small “village” as climbers from all over the world are arriving to set up their home for the next two months. There are about 200 foreigners preparing to climb Mount Everest…

EBC Team Summits Kala Pattar!

Dave called in today from the summit of Kala Pattar! The entire team enjoyed clear visibility from the summit, allowing them a great view of Mount Everest and Ama Dablam from 18,500 feet. Though the view was great, the temperatures were chilly, so they headed quickly down for the evening. Tomorrow, they will move to…

Everest Base Camp Team is in Lobuche

The Everest Base Camp team is in Lobuche! Lobuche is a tiny village perched up off the side of the Khumbu glacier and directly below the rugged, 7,861 meter Nupste. We had incredibly clear weather while moving up from Dingboche, along with endless 360 degree views of the range. Temperatures are consistently below freezing when…

Everest Trekking Team in Dingboche

Hello from the EBC team! Today we moved from our quaintly perched tea house in Tengboche to Dingboche. A five-hour hike up the Khumbu valley took us out of the trees and into the alpine. Perched directly underneath Ama Dablam with a skyline full of 7,000-meter peaks and a few at 8,000 meters, Dingboche sits…

Everest Base Camp Trek in Tengboche

Dave reported from the Everest Base Camp Trek team in the village of Tengboche. This is a small cluster of lodges and home of the famous Tengboche Monastery. It’s a beautiful stop on the way up the Khumbu, with the sounds of the Bhuddhist monks and views of the peaks coming into view through the…