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Historically we know that after great earthquakes things tend to settle down even after the aftershocks and this is what we are relying on right now. We are quite uncertain about our future because decisions can’t be made immediately.
Climbing is an analogy for life. We constantly face adversity. Overcoming challenges and celebrating success gives us […]
Noisy, powerful helicopters flying over my tent was what I woke up to this morning. I popped a few punches into the fly sheet knocking the ice and snow off. Had the earth been shaking during my sleep? Outside it was frosty and clear. They were busy evacuating climbers from above the impassable ice fall.
Where to now? After yesterdays horrific shake up and horrific avalanche we are on highly tenterhooks. This afternoon the team had a discussion about our options. Shortly afterwards we again felt the earth shake. We all ran into the centre of the camp rotating in all directions to try and see from where the rocks […]
Yesterday at 12.15pm the shockwaves of a heavy earthquake hit Mt Everest Base Camp. Mountains and glaciers shook all around us. It was terrifying. From the neighbouring mountain Pumori an avalanche was triggered. A massive ice slab sheared and thundered into Base Camp. It lifted rocks and boulders ahead of it, slamming into hundreds of […]
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Excitement around climbing Mt Everest has accelerated. It’s only a few days until Sean and Rob Bentley (Base Camp Manager) depart for Kathmandu – the springboard into the Himalayas.
The climbing team are Sean, Molly, Wilmien and Nico. They’ve all climbed Mt Elbrus, Ac, Kili, and McKinley in their quests to achieve the Seven Summits (the […]