Everest Base Camp Trek & Island Peak Climb: Grom & Team back in Pheriche

Posted by: Casey Grom | March 31, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Everest BC Trek
Elevation: 13,950'

Hello everyone. We have finally made it back to the land of wifi!

It was a wonderful two days at Base Camp and thoroughly enjoyed by all. We bid farewell to everyone there and headed back down the valley to Pheriche. It was an incredibly busy day on the trail with hundreds of porters and yaks heavily burdened with their loads. The weather was pretty nice most of the way which was a treat after yesterday being so windy. We are relaxing in the dinning room here with dozens of climbers where it’s actually hot because of the stove fueled by nothing more than dried yak dung.

Enjoying the thick warm air!

RMI Guide Casey Grom and Crew

Trail to Everest Base Camp. Photo: Casey Grom Team at Everest Base Camp. Photo: Casey Grom The Crew enjoying a meal in the dining tent. Photo: Casey Grom

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Hello Matt, This is Jay Shah, Nisha’s uncle from Los Angeles. Being selfish, I envy what You all doing now,going to the base camp. I wish I could have done the same. I have gone to Mt. Kailas in Tibet few years ago, but
Base camp is something I have missed out. The group looks so happy!!!!! Wish You all good luck &  thumb’s up to all.
Hope all of You have a refreshing, happy & purposeful trek

Posted by: JAY SHAH on 4/1/2014 at 8:17 am

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