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 reported that they have even got mobile reception in their tents!

Altitude Junkies (South Side)

Today (17th April) four Sherpas departed at 1am to ascend to Camp 1 and drop of their loads. They were back in time for breakfast.

Tomorrow (18th April) like many other teams, they will stay in Base Camp for the day in respect for the climbers who were killed in the icefall in 2014.

On the 19th April, they will send another large group of Sherpas up to Camp 2 to establish there camp.

Once Camp 2 is up and running the team will ascend up to it for a few nights to help with their acclimatization.

Summit Climb (South Side)

Yesterday (16th April) saw the team arrive into Everest Base Camp.