Entries by Garrett

Made it to Camp 3!

The Madison Mountaineering Mount Everest expedition team has crawled into their tents for the night after successfully climbing up to Camp 3 on Mount Everest! The team had the route to themselves and made good time moving out of the Western Cwm and up the lower section of the Lhotse Face. Coming up, the team […]

Ready to move to Camp 3!

The Madison Mountaineering Mount Everest expedition team is soon to be on the move again up to Camp 3! After a shift in the forecast, the team decided to stay put in Camp 2, setting themselves up for a tentative summit attempt on May 23rd. Spirits are high, everyone is doing great, and we’re ready […]

Resting in Camp 2

The Madison Mountaineering Mount Everest expedition team moved swiftly through the Khumbu Icefall, making good time and settling into their camp while they await their next move. The team plans to take a rest day before moving up to Camp 3 sitting over 2,000 feet above them on the Lhotse Face. Situated in the middle […]

Mountain Cleanup Project Expedition Conclusion

We are so proud of this team… We’re excited to present photos from the summit day on Lhotse (8516m/27,940ft) for the Mountain Cleanup Project expedition team! In the last few weeks, the team has been focused on cleaning up the camps on and around both Annapurna (8091m/26,545ft) and Lhotse – two of the world’s 14 8,000-meter […]

Summit rotation is underway!

The Madison Mountaineering Mount Everest expedition team has begun their summit push! In the early morning hours on May 17, the team emerged from their tents, shouldered their packs, and set off through the Khumbu Icefall with the summit of Mount Everest and 11,000 vertical feet of relief towering above them. It’s been confirmed that […]

Nuptse Summits!

It comes with great pleasure to share the recent success of our Nuptse team who reached the true summit at 7861m / 25,791 today! Our climber, guides, and Sherpa team put all boots on the summit, marking the second year in a row that our team has reached the top and opened the route for […]

Cleanup in the Western Cwm

The Madison Mountaineering Mountain Cleanup Project expedition team had a productive weekend cleaning and climbing as they continued their efforts in the camps shared by Mount Everest and Lhotse. The team cleaned up more than 100kg of waste from Camp 2 and will keep collecting trash as they climb to higher camps before making a […]

Mountain Cleanup team on the move!

Through the Khumbu Icefall and into Camp 2! The Madison Mountaineering Mountain Cleanup Project expedition team moved swiftly through the lower section of the route climbers take to climb Mount Everest and Lhotse. With a summit attempt on Lhotse ahead, the team’s first objective is to clean up the camps along the route, shared by […]

Making Progress!

The Madison Mountaineering Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse expedition teams are making good progress towards their different objectives! While the sun shined on the Lhotse Face as the team ascended to Camp 3, our Sherpa team was able to be seen over the “valley of silence” fixing the route up the Nuptse Face! Madison Mountaineering climber, Casey […]

Birthday celebration in Camp 2!

The Madison Mountaineering Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse expedition team is tucked into Camp 2 for the night after another great day in the Western Cwm! The team took a small acclimatization hike and played some games in the team tents. A special ‘happy birthday’ goes out to climber, Tyler Shearburn who celebrated his 43rd birthday […]