November 9, 2011
The team has begun their bid for the summit. They left BC this morning and will aim for a summit day on November 11. The weather is looking clear and cold and perfect. If technology works in our favor, we will receive reports from higher on the mountain over the next couple of days. Good luck! Have fun! Stay safe!05 Comments Write a Comment
November 7, 2011
The following blog is courtesty of Monica Piris, expedition doctor and climbing team member: (photos courtesy of Brian Warren) Here we are...isn't that how all newsletters start??!! HERE we are. Where is HERE you may ask? well BASE CAMP!!! YAY!!! We are very happy to be HERE, it's sunny and warm, the food is great, we all feel fantastic and spirits are high. The team arrived...
Adrian Ballinger, Ama Dablam Expedition, Brian Warren, climb Ama Dablam, Erica Engle, Monica Piris, Yellow Tower07 Comments Write a Comment
November 2, 2011
Received word from Adrian this morning that they are about to head up the hill for 4 nights of acclimatization. They'll spend 2 nights in Yak Camp at 5400 meters, then 2 nights in Camp 1 at 5800 meters. They will climb all the technical rock sections and tag C2 at 6000 meters on their rest day at C1. The climbing group is doing great and after training on fixed ropes yesterday, the guides were...03 Comments Write a Comment