Trip Reports

Everybody in Dingboche

Bill Allen, Dingboche. April 9, 2011 We’ve all met up finally in Dingboche at our favorite lodge, the Snow Lion. Gregg Mellon and Debbie have been trekking with a group of friends and have already visited base camp. They came back down the valley to join us yesterday here in Dingboche, and Gregg will turn…

Re-united in Namche

The team is re-united in Namche.  It was great to get our our entire team together tonight.  The 2nd part of the climbing crew, Scott, Newall, and Irek, along with Diane and Laurie (who are joining us for the trek into base camp) arrived in Namche to great weather and a late lunch.   The first…

Hi from Namche

Post: Bill Allen from Namche   April 4, 2011 After a very rainy night last night, we awoke to clear skies and new snow in the Himalaya with the snow line just a few hundred feet above where we stayed in the village of Phakding.   It was a beautiful start of the day, with fresh snow…

Kathmandu and Lukla

Hi Everyone, I thought I’d give you all an update from Kathmandu. Yesterday morning, Bill Allen’s group, including Ephi Gildor, Chris Davenport, Neil Beidelman and three friends joining them for the trek, flew into Lukla in helicopters.  Helicopter fights to Lukla are one of the additional services we offer, as they tend to be more…

Kathmandu!

Hi Everyone, I thought we’d give a quick update. We are in Kathmandu, excited about heading off for another Everest expedition! It is very nice to be back, and springtime in Kathmandu is extra exciting as it is a time to see lots of friends who are congregating here for the pre-monsoon climbing season. Kathmandu…