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imageimageOur team is on the way to Lobuche East Lake Camp at 5300m! This will be our first rotation of the trip, to reach and sleep at over 6000m. It’s also a great opportunity to practice with our full rigs on fixed line, and run through safety procedures.

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We’ve enjoyed an amazing three days setting up and settling into our EBC, seeing our long term staff aka family, enjoying our comfortable personal tents, and delicious food from our cook Raj and kitchen team, and even a hot shower!!

On the 19th we were blessed with warm weather for a beautiful puja ceremony, the erection of our prayer flags, and blessings from Lama Tashi from Pangboche. We also said sad farewells to Mary Harley and Mike who accompanied our trek in and are now on their way back to lower warmer altitudes and Kathmandu over the weekend.

We are ready to climb!!

 

 

Georgie Davenport
About the Author
Georgie began working with Damian and Willie in 2008, whilst also running an adventure travel company in Patagonia. Nowadays now runs BBE’s expedition planning and logistics, as well as Everest Base Camp, down to the finest detail, to ensure the highest safety standards possible and maximize chances of a successful summit. Georgie adores skiing and fly fishing, and lives in the Pyrenees’s Val D’Aran. She is a USA certified NREMT-Paramedic and AHA Basic Life Support Instructor. Languages spoken: English and fluent Spanish.