Mark will be taking the South East Route.
This is a current itinerary of our allocation of days:
8 April – 30 May 2019 I will be climbing with Pasang Dava Sherpa from the guide company Adventure Alternative Nepal. Our logistics will be provided by Seven Summit Treks. attached is the link to their website for the SE ridge Expedition: https://www.sevensummittreks.com/trip/everest-expedition-from-south-side-nepal
CURRENT EXPEDITION UPDATES
4/2-3: Flight from Los Angeles to Hong Kong (10hr layover) to Kathmandu.
4/4: Met with Pasang Dava Sherpa to discuss equipment and logistics.
4/6: Flights to Lukla has been delayed due to weather. Possibly flying out on the 7th or 8th.
4/7: Landed in Lukla today at 7am. 2 hr hike to Phakding.
4/8-4/9: hiked from Phakding to Namche Bazaar and have one rest day here.
4/10: Hiked to the town of Pangboche.
4/12- Dingboche to Lomboche
4/13- Lomboche to Base Camp
4/13- present acclimating at base camp.
4/26 Base Camp to Camp 1
4/27 Camp 1 to Camp 2 (2 nights in camp 2)
4/29 Camp 2, touched camp 3 and all the way down to base camp.
5/12 Summit push rotation! Base Camp to Camp 2.
5/14 Camp 2 to Camp 3
5/15 Camp 3 to camp 4 (2am-11am)
5/15 Camp 4 to Summit (7pm)
5/16 Summit (6:19am) to camp 4 to Camp 2
5/17 Camp 2 to Base Camp
5/18 Base Camp to Lukla
5/19 Lukla to Katmandu
This Itinerary is subject to change based on multiple variables to include weather, health, and summit windows.