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Mt. Everest Southside

Mt. Everest Expedition: Team Meanders Along the River and Bridges to Namche Bazaar

The night in Phakding, with the river dependably charging past to form perfect “white noise”, was conducive to deep sleep.  This morning we ate a relaxed breakfast and hit the trail at 8:30 under a light overcast.  Travel along the river, through more small farms and villages, was peaceful and easy.  Crossing a few long suspension bridges we soon came to the entrance to Sagarmatha National Park, where Lam Babu submitted our permits.  A short walk into the park took us to Jorsalle where we ate lunch at the final tea house in town.  Then it was across the river again and onward to the Namche Hill where we rapidly gained altitude and shed a little sweat in the process.  An hour’s hard hiking brought us to the lower end of Namche Bazaar at just over 11,000 ft.  We strolled the narrow “streets” -there are no cars- and made our way to Camp De Base, our home for the next three nights.  The afternoon was spent shopping and exploring.  We put on a bit more clothing against the cool evening air and met for a great dinner in the communal dining room.

Best Regards,
RMI Guide Dave Hahn

On The Map


Comments (8)

Go DAN Go!  Thinking of you and your team.
Enjoy the journey.  All the best.
Julie

Posted by: Julie Miller on

We’re all counting on you JENKINS!

Posted by: Paul Cornell on

All the best to every climber… Be safe
I will read with interest all your updates
Good luck

Posted by: Ravi on

Wish you all success and safely climb Everest.
Happy climbing

Posted by: Tamal on

beautiful beautiful pics! thanks for sharing.

Posted by: michelle on

Everest Group…you guys are on one of the greatest adventures of the world.  although i am a septigenarian, i follow “everything everest” and keep up with you guys.  i have climbed everest many times in my dreams, and know the routes by heart.  i am truyly envious. safe journeys, safe climbing, the lumps you will get in your throat by being unable to describe your success to loved ones will truly be felt by me.  bill bussey (rainier in the late sixties with lou, engrid, and bunch of others)

Posted by: Bill Bussey on

Safe and happy climbing adventures!!  Enjoying reading about your adventures.  ABQ Uptown, Store#985

Posted by: Rachael C. Lujan on

So cool to be able to track your adventure.  And so happy my friend Dan is living his dream.  Safe climb everyone.

Posted by: Karen on

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