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International Expeditions and Climbing in the Greater Ranges

Acclimation Chukung Ri and moving to Basecamp

08 Apr

Yesterday we spent the best part of the late morning and early afternoon climbing and scrambling our way to the summit of Chukung Ri. This small peak stands just near 5550m and is dwarfed by the looming south faces of Nuptse and Lhotse. It’s commonly used for acclimatisation for crossing the high pass to Lobuje […]

Dingboche and Chukung

07 Apr

The slow approach to Island Peak ( Imje Se) continues. Yesterday we had another acclimation day at Dingboche where we got our climbing equipment ready – putting together the fixed line systems and doing a series of exercises to get the team ready to use the fixed lines and abseiled on Island peak.  There are […]

Acclimatisation in Namche

03 Apr

We arrived in Namche late yesterday afternoon just before a large storm descended on us – the thunder and lightening was quite intense and a great way to be welcomed to this famous Nepalese mountain village Our tents kept us warm and dry and and night fell and the temperature dropped the rain turned to […]

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