Posts Tagged: Mount Everest

The Descent

de·scent noun 1. the act, process, or fact of moving from a higher to a lower position. Synonyms: falling, sinking; fall, drop. (From http://dictionary.reference.com) It would appear after the Himalayan Rescue Association I became rather more sloppy with my writing.  Or maybe I should say, rather more boring and not at all with the blog in mind.  So I’ll

The Descent

de·scent noun 1. the act, process, or fact of moving from a higher to a lower position. Synonyms: falling, sinking; fall, drop. (From http://dictionary.reference.com) It would appear after the Himalayan Rescue Association I became rather more sloppy with my writing.  Or maybe I should say, rather more boring and not at all with the blog in mind.  So I’ll

Everest Base Camp

”Saturday 6th April ~810am Yesterday was base camp day, and I didn’t make it.  I made it all the way to Gorek Shep (the place of the goats) with paraesthesia of the face (my whole entire bloody face) which GP

Everest Base Camp

”Saturday 6th April ~810am Yesterday was base camp day, and I didn’t make it.  I made it all the way to Gorek Shep (the place of the goats) with paraesthesia of the face (my whole entire bloody face) which GP

Dingboche and Ama Dablam Base Camp

Tuesday 2nd April 4.20pm ‘We are now at Dingboche-4410m.  The base layers are on, the down jacket is on and I’m ready for bed.  I actually really like this place.  The tea houses are simple but they are cosy enough. 

Dingboche and Ama Dablam Base Camp

Tuesday 2nd April 4.20pm ‘We are now at Dingboche-4410m.  The base layers are on, the down jacket is on and I’m ready for bed.  I actually really like this place.  The tea houses are simple but they are cosy enough. 

Tengboche

‘’Monday 1st April 0800 Today we leave Namche and head to Tengboche.  My stomach has been acting up – I have no doubt it is the water.  I think I may have to stick with boiled water soon though I

Tengboche

‘’Monday 1st April 0800 Today we leave Namche and head to Tengboche.  My stomach has been acting up – I have no doubt it is the water.  I think I may have to stick with boiled water soon though I

To Lukla and back

Finally, the day we’d all been waiting for-Fly to Lukla day. Sadly it didn’t go quite according to plan… Diary entry- ‘’Thursday 28th March 2130ish So today was supposed to be our ‘Fly to Lukla Day’.  After a 4.30am wake

To Lukla and back

Finally, the day we’d all been waiting for-Fly to Lukla day. Sadly it didn’t go quite according to plan… Diary entry- ‘’Thursday 28th March 2130ish So today was supposed to be our ‘Fly to Lukla Day’.  After a 4.30am wake