Posts Tagged "Khumbu Icefall"

Update from John #1 – Survived the Icefall!

Yesterday my dad left for his 6 day acclimatization trek on Everest which involves passing through the Khumbu Icefall, the most dangerous part of the mountain. There is a constant threat of ice shifts and avalanches from multiple mountains. At the bottom of this post is a short itinerary for…

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Day 15 – Khumbu Icefall

While today is another rest day, we are going on a short excursion (45 min each way) to head to the bottom of the Khumbu Icefall. The terrain on the way through Base Camp to reach the icefall was almost as fascinating as the icefall itself. In the picture above…

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