Posts Tagged "Rest Day"

Day 16 – Last Day before Descending

Staying connected has been significantly more challenging here at Everest Base Camp than during the trek in. Luckily with my Dad’s local SIM card from Kathmandu we can make calls out for only slightly more than 3 cents per minute, incredibly cheap. Unfortunately, although the signal works for calls, it…

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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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Day 14 – Well Deserved Rest in Base Camp

Today is our first of three victorious rest days in Everest Base Camp before we begin our descent. We get to spend our day reading, relaxing, napping, and anything else to pass the time. Luckily our camp is the nicest around for recovering. The center of camp and our main…

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Day 10 – Rest Day in Pheroche

We woke up to our first serious snow of the trip so far with about a foot falling during the night. Although thankfully it got warm enough during the day to melt most of the snow. It gets quite cold at night and I have to make sure to cherish…

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