May 14 Denali Team

The winter condition continue to hem guides and clients in at higher camps, as conditions prevent them from traveling safely up the mountain. Jerry, a client on the May 14 trip called in with an update on their stay at camp at 11,800 ft. The team spent the day getting a little exercise on a…

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Everest Team is Back in Camp

We received word late last night (in Colorado) that the team had made it back to the South Col.  They made good time and were blessed with a beautiful, clear day, with just light winds, as they made their way up and down. The team’s satellite phone simply refused to function, but we expect that…

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EVEREST SUMMIT!!!

We just heard from our Base Camp staff that our 2016 Mount Everest Team reached the summit at 5:57 am, local time! Vanessa and her father Greg Blasic, along with Mountain Trip’s Bill Allen, DaOngchu Sherpa, Tawa Chiri Sherpa, and Karma Geljen Sherpa all made good time to the summit.  We held a couple of…

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2016 EVEREST EXPEDITION GOING FOR THE SUMMIT!

Mountain Trip Everest Expedition climber Vanessa called in to report that the team is headed for the summit today! The team made the decision to take advantage of a rest day yesterday, so they could spend a few more hours acclimating, breathing supplemental oxygen and replenishing their strength to give them a boost to make…

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