Namche Bazaar to Pangboche

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It was a good pull up from Phakding in the rain as we covered 4000 plus feet of elevation into this celebrated Bazaar. We hiked up for four hours and arrived at the Hilltop lodge, a teahouse in time for a refreshing cup and zero power. Our haggard team huddled around a wood stove and watched the clouds roll by.

Image8734826223479270776We are presently in Pangboche. It was a big day that took us by beautiful Ama Dablam and other Himalayan Giants.  Our present elevation is 13k and we are feeling it. I found this day more interesting than the others and somewhat grueling, if you check my Strava feed.

The usual stomach issues are plaguing our team which includes a trekking contingent. But morale is high and Nepali hospitality overcomes all issues.


Having some fun with Tensing.


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  1. Angela

    Love reading your updates. Go back and forth from your updates to Neil’s from the Arctic. Amazing adventures!