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Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek: The Team Enjoys Astonishing Views Hiking to Pheriche

Hello from the “Himalayan Hotel” at Pheriche!

Another incredible day in the Himalayas, dear friends… And we can certainly say now we are going to spend the first night at high altitude, having hiked above the 4,000m benchmark.

After a rather cold night in Pangboche, we were greeted by another cloudless sky, whose sun made us ditch our layers just a few minutes after the start. Headed towards Pheriche Pass, we enjoyed astonishing views of Kantega, Tamserku (two of the most radical 6,000m peaks in the Khumbu,) and of course Ama Dablam. Like on the previous days, the mystique of the landscape is only disturbed by the heavy downhill traffic that we encounter from time to time.

While we await our dinner and as I write this post, we’re also getting ready to set up for another session of nocturnal time lapse pictures before the evasive crescent moon we have vanishes.

The plan tomorrow is to rest here, to continue to acclimate taking a short hike, to visit the Himalayan Rescue Hospital next door, and, of course, stay well nourished with the momos and tea that (among other things) make us look forward to every meal.

On a side note, we celebrated on the trails a rendezvous with fellow guide Lakpa Gelu and RMI office staff Bridget Schletty.

Regards to everyone,

RMI Guide Elías de Andres Martos

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