Riding high on the team success, Garrett and the team call in from Everest base camp:
Hey! This is Garrett and the team here at Everest Base Camp. We just finished our team celebration dinner. We all got down safe to base camp through the Khumbu Icefall today.
What a WONDERFUL group of people! I’m so happy everyone’s down safe. We had a great time up there in a safe and successful climb! [big team cheer]
Best team ever!
Art Muir, now the oldest American at 75 years-young to summit Mount Everest, in the background: “Kurt, we could not have done it without all your help!”
Well, thank you Art. I’m just in awe of your amazing accomplishment. Wow! Just wow! From the home office in Seattle, hats off to all the team members, guides, and climbing sherpa, staff, and porters that really make the whole expedition possible. We are so proud of all of you!
From Everest’s SE ridge on summit day
If climbing Mount Everest is in your future, please contact our office, we would love to have you climb with us!
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 Garrett Madison’s daily audio expedition updates on select expeditions. Just say, “Alexa, play my Madison Mountaineering flash briefing.“
– our Garmin inReach Mini powered real-time tracking map: