First Views of Ama Dablam
The first views of Ama Dablam were had today as the team took an acclimatization hike from the Panorama Lodge in Namche Bazaar up to the Everest View Hotel (3962m/13,000ft). Garrett recaps the day:
Hello, this is Garrett calling in for the Madison Mountaineering Ama Dablam expedition 2021.
We had a great hike up to the Everest View Hotel and had amazing views of Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, as well as other peaks. We enjoyed some tea there and had a beautiful clear day. We came back down to Nachme for lunch and then had a relaxing afternoon, a nice dinner here in the Panorama Lodge, and we’re going to head off towards Deboche.
We are looking forward to heading up the valley and passing through the Tengboche Monastery and then down into the rhododendron forest to the Rivendell Lodge tonight.
Everyone’s doing well, we’re so happy to be here, and enjoying this beautiful mountain valley of Nepal.
We’ll check in soon! Thanks.
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