Mera and Island Peak Expedition
Departed 26th October 2019
Leader: Graham Uney
Graham has been in touch with an update. Yesterday all six clients summited Island Peak and descended safely. We’re now in Pangboche and all is going well.
Today we bumped into Paul with the Prevent Breast Cancer group in Dingboche.
Tomorrow we’re heading to Namche, then Lukla on Monday, so we’ll have a few extra days in Kathmandu.
Summit success on Island Peak!
Congratulations to the team who made it to the summit of Island Peak. They safely back down at base camp now and will be walking out to Chukkung this afternoon. Photos to follow
Graham has called this morning from Island Peak Base Camp. They crossed the Amphulapcha pass yesterday, enjoying the views of Ama Dablam, Island Peak and the south face of Lhotse as they went. They arrived at Chukkhung before coming up to base camp today.
They will head up to high camp tomorrow to make their summit bid from there.
Summit success! The team summited Mera Peak this morning and are now resting back at the Mera La base camp. Photos to follow.
The team have arrived at Mera La base camp fit and well. They are keen to head up to high camp tomorrow, from where they will make an attempt on the summit on Friday.
A good day today with the team making good progress up to 5300m on an acclimatisation walk. They are now back in Khare relaxing, and preparing to move up to Mera La Base Camp tomorrow morning.
Graham called to say they were at Tagnang. All’s well with the group, other than a cold going around. Moving up to Khare tomorrow, then a rest day.
Graham contacted us to say that the team are doing well they are in Khote and tomorrow they move to Tagnag then to Khare.
Graham called this morning to say they are all doing well and are now at the next village of Chalem Kharka continuing their trek towards Mera Peak.
The team have had a great day trekking from Poyan to Pangkongma. Everyone is doing well despite the heat, but they’re looking forward to a good meal at this evening’s teahouse, then some sleep ready for another one tomorrow. In the morning they will set off towards Nashing Dingma.
The group are Kathmandu bound.