Snowing in Lobuche 7PM

The Grade 6 team arrived into Lobuche just in time to miss an afternoon of snowfall. Fortunately the weather broke for a lovely sunset by evening. The team will head straight to Everest base camp tomorrow for one of Rabin's…

Blessed in Pangboche 6PM

It was an exciting day for everyone be it the folks with Everest, Island Peak or Everest base camp ambitions. This morning everyone and our guides were blessed by the Khumbu respected and revered Pangboche lama of the Pangboche monastery…
Enroute to Everest and Makalu 4PM

Enroute to Everest and Makalu 4PM

Spring season is well underway despite some early minor setbacks due to flights...our teams are on the trail!

Sleeping well in Mendoza 3PM

Mike, Meg and Sumit packed up and sped along the trail to Los Penitentes from BC, they completed the 32km hike in 5 hr. Must have been all that saved energy for the summit diverted to the trail home.

Foiled by snow, back at BC 9AM

National Park services stepped in yesterday (18th) and have closed all climbs on Aconcagua for the next 3 days. Although predicted wind conditions during this time are feasible for a possible climb, the unpredicted excessive snowfall has alarmed National Park…

Lightly snowing at Camp 2 10AM

Mike, Meg and Sumit are currently camped at Nico de Condores (camp 2). They made the 1250m climb from base camp in good time under snowy conditions.

Summit push plans 9AM

The team has been resting at BC for the last 2 days, but from tomorrow they will make they way to Camp 2 on their summit bid. Strong winds have been predicted early next week so the team have a…

Sleeping at Camp 2 tonight 7PM

Wanting to pack more into their 2nd rotation, the team are currently packing up Camp 1 and are heading to Camp 2 now. They had a good sleep at Camp 1 last night, and are keen to keep building up…
After yesterday's first load carry to Camp 1 (4938m) and return to BC, Meg, Mike and Sumit are feeling quite good and confident.

Rest day at Aconcagua base camp 6PM

The team reached Aconcagua base camp at Plaza de Mulas (4360m) yesterday in good time, although it was a long day. Fortunately mules carried most of the gear to spare them the load.
It's cold and chilly in Nepal at the moment, but Lakpa and Sumit have escaped into the heat of the Southern Hemisphere this winter.Lakpa is touring in Australia, rocking climbing and reconnecting with old friends and clients. There may be…

Summit reward on Amadablam 9AM

Mingma Sherpa and his two clients successfully summited Ama Dablam yesterday under good conditions! A month after the departure of our first Ama dablam team, the lines to the summit were finally fixed by a subsequent expedition.