Everest Base Camp Trek: Tucker and Team arrive in Pheriche

Posted by: Mark Tucker | March 27, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Everest BC Trek
Elevation: 13,950'

We experienced the normal sadness about leaving trees today but the thrill of life at high altitude is plenty a replacement. We enjoyed good weather all day, just a bit chilly pulling into Pheriche, our home for the next two nights, at about 14,000 ft it was to be expected. The team was fortunate to visit Lama Geshi in Pangboche. A chant and a blessing for each sent the group out the door in high spirits.

Our path was diverted slightly as a bridge had collapsed.  How many times I have crossed that span thinking it had another twenty years of life in it? Not so. The detour was a pleasant stroll by the river with yet another great photo opp on the new bridge. Wishing you all the best

RMI Guide Mark Tucker & Team

Team on the trail to Pheriche, Photo: Mark Tucker Team on the new bridge. Photo: Mark Tucker

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A big hello from me to Nancy and Elizabeth!  The photos are inspirational.  It looks like a great group and I know they are loving getting to know you both! Eliz Christenberry and I talk about you every day. :)

Posted by: Dada Glaser on 3/28/2014 at 7:38 am

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