The Madison Mountaineering Lobuche East and Island Peak climbers have parted ways with the Everest Base Camp trekkers and are positioned to make their summit push in just a few hours! The team did some skills training in camp today, and are feeling primed and ready to go for the summit. Expedition leader, Terray Sylvester checks in with this brief dispatch from Lobuche East High Camp:
We just enjoyed a tasty dinner and are going to bed. The team is in good shape and the weather forecast is good. We’re looking forward to tomorrow’s climb!
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:
- 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.“