Updates from the Scene: Everest Expedition

Everest Base Camp, Gurkha Everest Expedition 2017, Everest

Everest Base Camp pictures 14-18 April

The full gallery of images covering the days spent trekking from Namche to Everest Base Camp have been uploaded to the Pictures and Video section of the website. They can be viewed here

Gurkha Everest Expedition 2017, Everest

Pictures from Everest Base Camp

The team arrived at Everest Base Camp on Friday 14 April. They have spent the past few days making good their area of Base Camp, carrying out equipment checks and training in the Icefall. They expect to begin their first acclimatisation rotation towards the end of this week, when they will climb up through the Khumbu Icefall to Camp 1 and then hopefully on to Camp 2, depending on the weather and establishment of the high camps. They have experienced some high winds and snow, so will wait for the weather to settle before pushing up on to the mountain.

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Images by: Rodney Christian

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