Stories

Allan & Raul on summit of Lhotse
Himalayan Ascent and EverestOne shared a great season this past Spring. Sharon Cohrs led a trek to Everest base camp and Allan Cohrs (EverestOne) led a successful expedition on Lhotse. Allan and Raul summited Lhotse on 16th May following the…
Another year of new challenges in the Himalayas
Here at Himalayan Ascent, we are gearing up for another exciting Spring season. The boys are busy shopping, packing….and repacking as we squeeze equipment and food into sacks for flights heading east.
First Myanmar Everest summit and more
We report an awesome day on Everest today, good weather and a strong team effort from everyone. Our team from Myanmar summited Everest this morning at 7.15am, Win Ko Ko and Pyae Phyo Aung, are the first to represent their…
Everest team at South col, ready for the summit
The team are on their summit push and are currently resting at C4 (South col). It was windy at C3 last night and they did well to reach the South col in good time this morning. We are an 11…
Ready for summit, waiting for a good weather window
Well we’re all set to go, our Sherpas have finished stocking the South Col and are now taking a rest at EBC. We’re aiming for a date soon after the 19th as the next good weather window for the summit.…
First summit of the season on Annapurna!
News just in that Lakpa and team have summited on Annapurna ! We will update more once the team is back at base camp.
First rotation to Camp 2 complete!
Our Everest team took a break on April 18. It was a resting day, we burnt juniper and quietly contemplated the events of 2 years past when we lost some good friends and guides. We miss you Ankaji.
Final Puja at base camp with all group member.
After spending 2 nights in C3 on Annapurna, strong winds have yet again delayed summit aspirations for Lakpa and his team. They are safely back in BC waiting for another summit opportunity. Over at Everest BC, we held our main…
Annapurna and Everest update

Annapurna and Everest update

Lakpa and the Annapurna team are currently healthy but are stuck at EBC due to bad weather.They are sitting tight waiting for the weather to be kind for their summit push. Our Everest teams start to arrive at BC today…
2016, here we come!

2016, here we come!

We’re on the cusp of opening up our 2016 spring season, and we’re super excited to build and move on from the past events of Nepal. It’s a fresh season and we can’t wait to get up into the mountains.…
Yolande and Bert meeting Rik Jan after 1609km in memory of Ankaji
This week we kick off our Ama Dablam season. For some it's a time to take care of unfinished business, for others it's a new challenge to climb the jewel of the Khumbu. For us at Himalayan Ascent, the expedition…
Ankaji Sherpa with his parents and children

Remembering Ankaji and Pem Tenji

Today a year has past since the tragedy of April 18, 2014, a day that forever changed us at Himalayan Ascent. We remember Ankaji often; random events and moments often trigger his face in our minds.

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