Today, all of our big expedition of the 7 Summits Club (and the 1st Russian women's expedition as a part) arrived to the Base Camp of Mount Everest at an altitude of 5100. Almost a week we went here. First, Kathmandu, checking gear, document, festive ceremony of the start of the ...More
Almost a week we went here. First, Kathmandu, checking gear, document, festive ceremony of the start of the expedition. Then we made the flight to Lhasa at the altitude of 3600 - we were in the capital of Tibet. Visit Potala - the Palace of the Dalai Lama. Moving higher and higher: Shigatse, Xegar (with acclimatization climb to 4700) and today finally arrive at our base camp. The camp is well equipped: individual tents for all members of the expedition, dining room, kitchen, internet club, a huge recreation tent with sports equipment. Well, a sauna, finally. But still, we know from experience, the first night at this altitude is not easy.
However, until now, all members feel good. In the next couple of days we will be in the base camp to make radial trips to acclimatize.