Our main Everest group consists of four climbers this Spring!
Hari Mix from California, Matthias Baumann from Germany and Barbara Padilla from Guatamala are climbing Everest, we will all fly to Lukla on April 3rd. Barbara will be the first Guatemalan lady to summit the highest peak in the world. Georgie Davenport returns as Base Camp Manager.
Follow their progress here: http://benegasbrothers.com/category/everest-expedition/
Ten adventurous trekkers from the USA will also be joining us for a couple of nights during our early acclimatisation stages at Everest Base Camp with guides Adelina Ozrioloza from Argentina and Brian Muller from Colorado. Karen Diener and Brian Hibbeln will continue from Base Camp to climb Lobuche East with Brian Muller.
Follow their progress here: http://benegasbrothers.com/category/bbe-everest-base-camp-trek-2014/
THE HIMALAYAN TRILOGY
Mike Moniz and Jim Walkley are returning to the Himalaya this time with Mike’s son – 16 year old Matt Moniz – and the exciting challenge of summiting three 8000m peaks this Spring, Cho Oyu, Everest and Lhotse, with Willie Benegas.
Follow their progress here: http://benegasbrothers.com/category/himalayan-trilogy/
CHO OYU AND EVEREST
Gray Watkins and Carl Smith are also climbing two 8000m peaks this Spring, Cho Oyu and Everest, with Colorado based guide Charley Mace.
Follow their progress here: http://benegasbrothers.com/category/cho-oyu-and-everest/
MERA AND BARUNSTE
Finally, also heading to the Khumbu under the wonderful guidance of Matias (Matoco) Erroz and Tomas Aguilo from Argentina, are no less than eight Norwegians including skier Kristin Steira Storma and Canadian athlete Devon Kershaw. Their goal is a summit of Mera Peak and Bjorn Evensen will then go on to climb Barunste. Kristin Steira Storma and Devon Kershaw recently returned from the Olympics in Sochi. Kristin got a bronze medal in the Womens 30k cross country skiing.
Follow their progress here: http://benegasbrothers.com/category/mera-baruntse-expedition/