Today our trekking and climbing teams trekked from Deboche (3820m/12,532ft) to the village of Pheriche (4280m/14,042ft). Madison Mountaineering guide Terray Sylvester provides a recap of the day.
Also, be sure to check out Alan Arnette’s recent interview with Garrett Madison from Namche Bazaar: https://www.alanarnette.com/blog/2022/04/07/everest-2022-interview-with-garrett-madison-from-namche-bazaar/
Today we made our way from Deboche (3820m/12,532ft) to Pheriche (4280m/14,042ft). We’re here in Pheriche, about 14,000ft. It feels good to have gained some altitude and to be among the high peaks – Ama Dablam is towering right above us.
Along the way here we stopped at the monastery in Pangboche which is one of the oldest in the Khumbu Valley. While we were there we recieved a blessing from a high Lama. That’s a traditional stop for climbers bound to Mount Everest and other peaks nearby.
So all is well. We’ll have a rest day here in Pheriche tomorrow and we’ll be in touch!
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:
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