Ama Dablam

 

Ama Dablam 2013 Is Underway

Hello everyone from rainy and muddy Kathmandu, Nepal. Paul, Jeff, Christian and I are set to fly out to Lukla tomorrow morning and Charles, who is arriving late, will meet up with us in Namche Bazzar on the second day of the trek. There has been some terrible weather in the Khumbu this week and […]

Ama Dablam – The last steps to the top

If you look very closely you will see three small dots nearing the summit of Mt Ama Dablam, pictured here. There is a left trending, 45 degree angled snow line that goes directly to the summit. No false top outs, just boom, right to the summit. Ama Dablam’s South West Ridge route is with out […]

Living the High Life In Your 8000M Expedition Base Camp

69 days on Everest, 48 days on Cho Oyu twice, 54 days on the Gasherbrums, 70 Days on Broad Peak & K2 three times and that is just the 8000ers. I may not have summited all of them but i still have ten fingers and ten toes and a really great base camp setup. For […]

Ama Dablam Clean up Planned for 2012

Sorry for the long hiatus of updates. The trip to Ama Dablam this year was a very complicated and challeSorry for the long hiatus of updates. The trip to Ama Dablam this year was a very complicated and challenging one. Needless to say, my team is all home safely, no injuries and we area all […]

Team Arrives in the Sherpa Capital of Namche Bazaar

Greetings from Namche Bazaar! Alex, Samira and I all arrived in the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar this afternoon. It was a great day of trekking and height gain up to the wonderful and bustling Sherpa capital of Namche Bazaar. We will spend the next 48 or so hours acclimatizing to the increasingly thin air. Namche Bazaar (also […]

Ama Dablam 2011: An amazing flight to Lukla and Trek to Phakding

Hello everyone and thanks for following along with our expedition. Samira, Alex & I flew to Lukla today and have made the 4 hour, downhill trek to Phakding. As always, flying into Lukla is an experience that no one ever forgets. I’ve done it about 15 times now and each time feels like the first. […]

Ama Dablam South West Ridge 2011 Expedition Begins

Chris, Samira and Alex are all set to embark on the first anual Ganesh Adventures Ama Dablam Expedition. We will spend our first day together getting acquainted, eating good food and all getting to know each other. We will be spending the next 4 weeks together so lets hope we all get along. The 2011 Expedition […