It wasn't quite as hot today in the Western Cwn so the entire group made it to Camp 2 by morning tea.

Waiting game continues 7AM

The boys finished setting up the 2 C4 and dropped off oxygen loads last week. Our original plan was to head up to C2 tomorrow, on the tail of the Everest summit fixing team (Lhotse is all set), to start…
The boys finished setting up the 2 C4 and dropped off oxygen loads last week. Our original plan was to head up to C2 tomorrow, on the tail of the Everest summit fixing team (Lhotse is all set), to start…

Back at BC, last rotation done 1PM

We left Camp 3 early this morning and we enjoyed the delights of Anil's cooking (at 6600m!) back in Camp 2. After breakfast, we climbed back down and now everyone is back at base camp. That's it, the final rotation…
Finally we're at Camp 3 and we're the first team to sleep the night here. It's not exactly pleasant at 7200m on the Lhotse face, but we're here! Everyone reached camp by 2pm (Margaret, Warren, Chris, Peter, Lakpa, Ang Kaji,…

Waiting at Camp 2 4PM

We're still at Camp 2, although the plan was to be at Camp 3 today. The lines are still being fixed so we are patiently waiting, like all the others who are accumulating here for the Sherpa line fixing team…
The team left at 2am this morning for Camp 2 (6600m). They are still enroute to camp at this moment. They will sleep there and will move onto Camp 3 (7200m) as soon as the lines are fixed. The plan…

Oxygen training 6PM

The team had an oxygen training session today. They learnt how to fit masks properly to their faces, practiced breathing through them, learnt about dealing with blockages, adjusting the regulator and troubleshooting.

Resting at base camp 23-04-13 7PM

We've had a relaxing day at base camp. The Canadian Lhotse team are up at Camp 2, their last rotation for this season. Unfortunately time is tight for them so they are heading back to Kathmandu via heli on the…

Snow snow snow 8AM

After enjoying 2 nights at Camp 2, Margaret, Warren, Chris and Peter are now back at base camp. The Canadians are heading up to Camp 2 today. It's been snowing daily for the last few days, and the forecast is…

Enjoying Camp 2 6PM

Our team of Lakpa, Margaret, Warren, Chris and Peter reached Camp 2 in good time today. Everyone is feeling strong and healthy, and they are now enjoying the comforts of Camp 2 on the Western cwn plateau. They will spend…

Round 2 underway 12PM

Lakpa left this morning with Margaret, Warren, Chris and Peter to climb to Camp 1. They are sleeping there tonight and will move to Camp 2 tomorrow for the night. They will be back in base camp on Saturday after…