Monthly Archives: May 2011

Waiting game starts

Philippe reports: Kangchenjunga South base camp. (¬©Ludovic Challeat) I feel much better today, and so do Gorgan and Ben. It looks like the weather for the coming week is not good enough for a summit bid so the waiting game has started. Jean-Marc and Pemba went up today to continue their acclimatization. Our Sherpas are […]
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Philippe reports from base camp

Philippe Gatta in Ramche (Photo: Anna Gatta) Wednesday 20 April: Yalung glacier – Base Camp This is a very long walk along the Yalung glacier and moraine to reach the base camp at 5470m (BC). The BC is a nice place, hilly with big boulders everywhere. Not so easy to find good spots for the […]
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