Climbers successfully reach Everest Camp One
Early this morning our climbers departed from base camp and successfully navigated through the Khumbu Icefall to reach Everest Camp One. Crossing the many crevasse’s with ladders fixed together and steep fixed lines our climbers worked as a team to overcome the obstacles and reach the safety of our tents above the icefall. Our weather reports in the weeks to come will be from our good friend Micheal Fagin with Everest Weather. Michael will be providing tailored weather analytics that provide the most up to date and accurate assessments, allowing our team to make data driven decisions closer to summit day. Right now we are not seeing any storms that may move out of the Bay of Bengal with light precipitation on Mount Everest over the next few days.
Tomorrow our team will go on a 2-3 hour day hike and return to Camp One in the evening. All members are doing well and I’m sure will have a good night sleep after their ascent through the Khumbu Icefall. Below is a shot of Madison Mountaineering Camp One!
Congrats on getting to camp one. Incredible pictures and it sounds like a team to match. The weather sounds like it is cooperating with you at this time and hope it continues. I look so forward to the posts and pictures to come. Good luck and continued health for the rest of the climb. Wish I was there right along side of all of you. Tom
Thank you for your support Tom! All is well at Camp One, we will be moving to Camp Two tomorrow. Cheers, -Garrett