Trip Reports

Mount Everest Team at Camp Two

Lead Mountain Trip guide Jacob Schmitz called in an update for the team from Camp Two at 6400m, just shy of 21,000′. The route between camps has an elevation gain of about 1,500′. The ascent usually takes between two and three hours and is 1.7 miles, and feels very strenuous in the thin air. The…

Everest 2021- Headed to Camp 1

Scott Woolums, our Base Camp Manager, sent us the following: 2am Nepal Time – It is an absolutely gorgeous morning! It’s calm with an almost full moon lighting the icefall as the team departs. It’s exciting, as so much has gone into us being here, right now. Everyone seems a combination of nervous energy and…

Everest Team Headed to Camp One!

April 25th – Update from Base Camp Manager Scott Woolums: Yet another perfect day here in Base Camp! The team took an acclimatization hike up through the lower part of the icefall today. All reported great conditions and a fun day out. They have all of their gear and supplied packed and the Sherpas are…