After our blessings from the Lama Geishe, we made our way with sunny skies to Pheriche and another rest day. A long the way, we meet with Yak herds, Trekkers and climbers. In particular, we’ve been pacing with the first American to climb Mt. Everest, Jim Whitaker and his Eddie Bauer “First Ascent” team thatContinue reading “Pheriche and 14,300 feet”
Daily Archives: April 7, 2012
April 6, Blessings on the Way to Pheriche
We awoke to over four inches of snow. It could have been a l-o-n-g slog to Pheriche, except we have a great group. And, along the way, Heidi one of our climbers, handed out puppets and stuffed animals to two small children that we met along the way. We made our way ups the DodhContinue reading “April 6, Blessings on the Way to Pheriche”
At Tyengboche monastery.
On our rest day at Bengaboche, we hiked up to visit the Tyengaboche monastery. It was a beautiful day as clouds rolled in adding to the ancient mysticism of such an incredible place.
Namche to Dengboche
The trek from Namche Bazar was a fair, warm day. We hiked in the Khumbu valley with each turn revealing yet another incredible view. About two thirds of the way into the hike’ we descended to the Dodh Kosi river for lunch. From there, it was a 2,000-foot hump to 12,732 feet and the ThyangabocheContinue reading “Namche to Dengboche”