Hi Everyone, This in
Christine reporting from Kathmandu. Our entire group has arrived in
Kathmandu. This morning our group went for a nice hike to the top of Langda
Lungda just outside of Kathmandu. Everyone enjoyed the trek and an
opportunity to stretch out their legs from the long international flight. Ray
Behm, Ray Caron, Sam Sabri and Eric Garza went on our Kathmandu tour this
afternoon while the remaining members packed for the weeks ahead. Eric
Garza's luggage didn't arrive yesterday with him, but fortunately it arrived
This evening our climbing
members will meet to talk about logistics for the next couple months and
answer questions. Afterwards our entire group will go out to a nice Nepali
restaurant close to our hotel.
Our Lukla flight leaves early
tomorrow morning. Everyone is excited about our upcoming adventure and happy
to get on the trail tomorrow!
The next dispatch will be
from the Khumbu valley!
All the best,
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