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Dispatches 6

Jagged Globe (South Side) This morning (18th April) the team left their warm sleeping bags at 02.00 for a foray into the ice fall. At 07.30 they turned around and got back into Base Camp for a 10.45 breakfast. Jagged…
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Dispatches 5

Everest Expedition (South Side) Yesterday (16th April) saw the team arrive into Everest Base Camp. Today (17th April) is a rest day and the chance to unpack gear, have a much needed shower and to get some laundry done. Tim…
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Dispatches 4

Altitude Junkies The team had their Puja on the 15th April. It was quieter than usual because the teams Sherpas would be working hard the next morning. This morning (16th April) 14 loaded Sherpas left Base Camp at 00.45 and…
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Dispatches 3

Jagged Globe Yesterday (14th April) morning the team had an acclimatisation hike to Pumori Base Camp. Today (15th April) the team spent the morning in the Khumbu Icefall practicing their ice climbing skills. Three of the Jagged Globe Sherpa team…
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Dispatches 2

Jagged Globe Today, Wednesday 13th April saw the team venture into the Khumbu Icefall for the first time. This is to help them acclimatise before heading up to Camp 1, which they are hoping to do later in the week….
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Dispatches 1

As always, once the first British team has arrived at Mount Everest Base Camp I start my daily dispatches so you can follow the teams to the top of the world and back down. Please note that my dispatches are…
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