Everest 2019: When is a Rest day, a Rest Day?

Another day, and another step closer to base camp. A bit of news mostly from the Nepal side. I post these headlines on the tracker page everyday and update with the latest as I get them and then cover the newest headlines in the next blog post.



These are the latest:

  • First teams are now at EBC-Nepal in very cold conditions, -18C/0F
  • Route opens from Base Camp through the Khumbu Icefall (20 ladders) to Camp 2 – Nepal
  • Weather looks to be moving into Nepal over the weekend, could make the trek a bit uncomfortable
  • EverestLink Internet is being setup at EBC-Nepal for WiFi, not working as of Friday, April 5, 2019

I like what Richard Cost, climbing with ” Madison Mountaineering, said on his Facebook page:

Trek to Namche at 10,000 ft. Only 19,000 ft. to go

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