Hello, Manaslu Base Camp!

Climbing towards base camp with Manaslu towering above. Photo: Terray Sylvester

Today, the Madison Mountaineering Manaslu expedition team continued their journey on up to base camp, ascending to 4859m/15,944ft! After setting up camp, they enjoyed lunch, the new views presented from their temporary home, and were just about to sit down for dinner. Expedition leader, Terray Sylvester, checks in via Garmin inReach Mini with this brief update:

Hello! This is Terray calling in for the 2022 [inaudible] – September 6th.

Today we had great weather for our [inaudible] camp. We left Samagaun (3530m/11,581ft) [inaudible] for most the hike and then [inaudible].

The team is doing well! We moved into our tents, had a nice lunch and we’re just about to sit down for dinner.

All is well here and we will be in touch tomorrow!

In addition to these expedition dispatches, you can also follow our teams as they make their attempts on the world’s most formidable mountains on:

Amazon Alexa devices with the Madison Mountaineering Flash Briefing skill:

  • Enable the skill and add to your flash briefing to hear our daily audio expedition updates on select expeditions.  Just say, “Alexa, play my flash briefing.


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