Everest Base Camp Today!

They arrived at Everest Base Camp today!  They have moved into their tents at Base Camp and are settling into the big dome tent for dinner tonight.   We should get a call with a dispatch from base camp later tonight, but spoke with Jacob earlier and they are doing great!

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Everest Team in Namche

They had a nice leisurely trek this morning up to Namche Bazaar, the hub of activity in the Khumbu region.   This is the biggest village they will pass through on their journey, and it is a beautiful spot to take an extra day to acclimatize and enjoy the bakeries that Namche is famous for.   They’ll…

Flying to Lukla!

The team flew to Lukla this morning from Kathmandu and have begun the trek up to Everest Base Camp.   It’s a beautiful flight from the Kathmandu valley up to the little village of Lukla on a hillside in the foothills of the Himalaya.   They will begin trekking for just a few hours after they arrive…

Everest Team in Kathmandu

Hello from Nepal! The team is here and the bags have arrived!  We are excited to get going, but are trying to enjoy Kathmandu before flying up to the mountains and beginning the trek. The team here is: Scott Holder from California,  Everest Expedition Alisha and David Germer from Alaska,  Everest Base Camp and Island…

Mount Everest Expedition 2015

Mountain Trip is excited to be returning to Mount Everest again in 2015 for a private expedition with one of our favorite climbers, Scott Holder!   Our Mount Everest Expedition 2015 will be led by Jacob Schmitz who is returning to the Himalaya for his 6th 8000 meter expedition and his second time on Mount Everest.…