November 30, 2010
It's been a couple of whirlwind weeks since we left the Khumbu Valley for home, and it's taken a bit of work to sort through the more than 2000 images from the climb. But finally, here are a few from our summit push. We were fortunate to have incredible weather and almost no one else on the route. This meant we could move quickly on our climb and descent, and really enjoy each of the...
2010 Ama Dablam Expedition, Adrian Ballinger, Alpenglow Expeditions, Ama Dablam, Expeditions, Khumbu, Mountaineering, Nepal, summit00 Comments Write a Comment
November 6, 2010
Four members and four Sherpa summited on November 6th under clear skies with cold temps. There was virtually no one else on the mountain, making for an excellent time on top. The group was feeling good and decided to push their descent all the way back to BC, rather than stopping for the night at Camp 1. The Sherpa cleaned the lines and everyone is down safely. The team will spend the next couple...01 Comment Write a Comment
November 2, 2010
After a brief snowy interlude, perfect weather has returned to Ama Dablam and the Khumbu Valley and we are ready for our summit push! We are making a plan to leave base camp over the next 2 days for Camp 1, where some members will take a rest day while the rest of us put another cleaning day in on the route, this time focusing on Camp 2 trash and old ropes between Camp 2 and the Grey Tower. From...00 Comments Write a Comment