Helllo! This is Garrett calling in for the Madison Mountaineering / Mountain Hardwear Everest Expedition – Autumn Season in Nepal! Today is September 12th and we had a great day trekking from the rhododendron forest in Deboche (the Rivendale Lodge), up to Pheriche. We are staying at The Edelweiss Lodge. We crossed some beautiful suspension bridges today, went through Pangboche, Shomare, and arrived at Pheriche this afternoon.
We had a wonderful dinner here in the Edelweiss Lodge and we are hoping for a clear day tomorrow for our acclimitization hike. Hoping to get some nice views of the surrounding mountains. Everyone’s doing great here in Pheriche at 14,000 feet (4255m) and we are looking forward to another beautiful day tomorrow!
In addition to these expedition dispatches, you can also follow the team as they trek to Everest Base Camp and then make their attempt to summit the world’s highest mountain on:
– our Garmin inReach Mini powered real-time tracking map:
- Enable the skill and add to your flash briefing to hear Garrett Madison’s daily audio expedition updates