14 April, 13:18

Luda Korobeshko, the expedition leader, from Nepal:  All greetings from Kathmandu from the group "Lhotse 8516"! Today the whole group gathered in Kathmandu. Today we check our gear, pack our bags, and celebrate the Nepalese New Year 2078. We have to obtain  permits tomorrow. And the day after tomorrow, we fly by helicopter to Phakding.