Summit Push Begins

STAY TUNED!   Well, after what’s been a truly amazing season up until now for us, we are delighted to announce our summit push is finally underway. Damian, Lopsang Sherpa, Kike and the team of 3 members Jorge George and Rowena left base camp at 0400 and have checked in from Camp 2 already. An exiting few days lie ahead!! We hope […]

Summit Push 19: Camp 3 Tomorrow

A ROUTE DESCRIPTION   The news in is that the team are doing great today: Damian, Kike, Lopsang Sherpa y George, Rowena and Jorge. They are enjoying a rest day, despite the nerves, at Camp 2. At 6,400 meters, Camp 2 sits under the imposing South West Face. This is our fully-equipped Advanced Base Camp, where members […]

Team Below Balcony!

NEWS IN FROM BELOW THE BALCONY   Here they will change bottles and have a rest! Then we’ll loose contact as they climb closer to the Tibetan side up towards the South Summit …

Summit Push Tonight!

Well, after what’s been a truly emotional ride for us this season, we are delighted to announce our summit push is finally about to be underway. The team will be leaving the South Col around 2200, and we wait for them to check in from the Balcony around 5-6 hours later. An exiting 24 hours […]

Team At C3!

NEWS IN FROM 7,400M   Damian informs us the team is doing well. They arrived at C3 a couple hours ago. Winds look to drop for a very short summit window on the 23, so it looks like tomorrow they will head for the South Col as planned. GOOD LUCK AND HEADS DOWN! SAFE CLIMBING!!!! […]

Team Back At South Col After 100% Summit Success

NEWS IN FROM DAMIAN AT THE SOUTH COL   We are on top of the world with joy to have checked in with Damian from the S. Col. Tired but with huge smiles, the whole team have been back resting for a few hours, after a truly incredible summit night and dawn. Damian Benegas (USA), […]

Summit Success Team All Back At Bc

EXACTLY THE NEWS WE WERE WAITING FOR!   Well, we can finally relax! The team, after their huge summit success, are down at Base Camp after almost a week up the biggest mountain on earth. CONGRATS!! Below a taster but we await summit pictures! First, a shower!

Condolences

WITH HEAVY HEARTS….     Condolences We want to express our condolences to all those who have lost a fellow climber, family member, or friend this Everest season. Nothing is worth the loss of lives, and we are horrified to have seen such tragic events occur on the Everest summit ridge this week. Our small […]

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Everest Weekly Round Up

ROTATION 1 COMPLETE!   We’re back at Base Camp! During the first rotation we spent three nights at C1, and set up the infrastructure for our new C2, in an incredible place a little higher than the rest of C2. The camp is in an incredible location with extraordinary views, as well as perfectly flat, […]