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On the glacier!

Base camp is located on the glacier which is fed by the Everest ice fall and other subsidiary glaciers. It is undulating and on the whole covered in glacial moraine/boulders. 289 more words

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Tour of base camp

This morning we had a tour of base camp which will be home to about 1000 people (climbers and support) for the next six weeks or so. 268 more words

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The Jebel Toubkal Adventure – Day 3

The Route: Jebel Toubkal | Distance: 16.5km | Time: 12 Hours
Height gain: 967m | Max Altitude: 4167m | Start: Neltner Refuge | Finish: 1,759 more words

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The Jebel Toubkal Adventure – Day 2

The Route: Jebel Toubkal | Distance: 10.6km | Time: 7 Hours
Height gain: 1866m | Max Altitude: 3207m | Start: Imlil Village | Finish: 1,292 more words

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Increased altitude takes place overnight

I left Lobuche base camp after a much better night’s sleep than the first night. Much of the autonomic adjustment in the body to increased altitude takes place overnight. 249 more words

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Full day for rest/acclimatisation

We have a full day for rest/acclimatisation at Lobuche base camp today. The temperature overnight was -10 C so it is great moment when the sun crosses the campsite. 150 more words

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Two days of acclimatisation

After two days acclimatisation at 4,270 metres we have moved up from Pheriche to Lobuche base camp at 4800 meters. The plan is that after two days he we will ascend to Everest base camp at 5350metres. 160 more words

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