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April 29, 2009

Everest Base Camp Trek - From The View Of The Trekkers

Dingboche to Lobuche/ Lobuche to Gorak Shep

Unreal. Having spent the large part of my adult life dreaming of this trip, actually being here is just unreal. The mountains are big and beautiful. The people are warm and welcoming. But, most importantly I couldn’t be with a nicer group of people. The family dynamic between Roger, Robb and Jon is genuine. [+] READ MORE

April 22, 2009

Everest Base Camp Wrap-up Report!

April 17

Parted and reunited....Once we had climbed down from Base Camp into the thicker air, we still had 3 days of hiking to return us to the Lukla airstrip. Showers were a welcome luxury along the way--plus we visited a Buddhist nunnery and had a small final party with our staff. [+] READ MORE

April 13, 2009

Update from Everest Base Camp! Photos coming soon!

April 9

We woke up at Gorak Shep to what looked like questionable weather. However, as we got on the trail towards the destination we have all dreamed about for some time now, the weather improved and we had a pleasant trip to Everest Base Camp--which is far different than any of us could have imagined. [+] READ MORE

April 8, 2009

Everest Base Camp Trekker Glenn Bacheller and Lead Guide Deana Zabaldo Report From Gorak Shep!

The word for today was "cold". After a 5 AM wake-up call, we were on the trail a little after 6 AM to Gorak Shep. Temperature was around 10 degrees F and water bottles were freezing. We got in after a few hours but the views were clouded in so we waited. [+] READ MORE

April 6, 2009

Everest Base Camp Trekker Becky Bacheller Reports From Dingboche!

A rest day is not actually a “rest day” but a day where we get to wake up 1/2 hour later and we don't have to pack up our bags! This was so surprising to everyone that the Sherpas still said 6:30 when they woke us up instead of 7. [+] READ MORE