News from Ama Dablam Expedition
Blog posts: Scroll down for day by day news of our climbing and trekking teams.
19 Oct - yesterday we moved up to ama dablam base camp after receiving our blessings from the local Lama in Pangboche. We arrived for lunche and met the international members. The german group still didn’t meet before, so it was an evening full of conversations. Today the first group (Phil, Dom, Lee, Alex and Markku) are moving up to abc where they will send a night. Tomorrow they will touch c1, before coming back to bc. In the afternoon we will have our Puja ceremony
16 Oct - Today was our rest day in Namshe. Long sleep, nice walk, good chocolate cake! All members are doing fine. First group arrived in base camp and will have a couple of rest days there, we will meet them soon!
Members at Tenjin Norgey Sherpa Statue. Photo Martin.
View of The Everest, Lhotose and Amadablam just below of Namche. Arial view of Namche. Photo Martin.
Members are at Big Rock above Namche Bazaar. Rest and Laundry Day. Photo Martin.
Night life of Namche Bazaar. Skill of Photograpy. Photo Martin.
15 Oct - today easy going to Namshe! After 3,5 hours we arrives at the famous Everest Bakery and had a great cake. We moved to the Hill Too Lodge and had a nice walk to the Everest view poin. Unfortunately it was already cloudy, so we have to wait until tomorrow to see everest and ama dablam
Namche Bazaar and wonderful stupas. Martin Relaxing at Namche Bazaar.
Namache Sign resturant. One of the member doing more exercise.
Ama Dablam members near one of the many suspension bridge . Hill seen from pakhding. Photo Martin
Player flag and one of the many suspension bridge. Photo Martin
Hiking toward Namche bazaar. Photo Martin.
Mani stone on the way to phakding. Photo Martin
14 Oct - After a short night we drove to Ramachhab airport and got the first flight out to Lukla! After a while our bags arrived so we could go on to Phakding where we had a nice evening and a restful night
Lukla street. Member bags are at Ramechap airport.
praying wheel. One of the suspension bridge near phakding.
Summit Climb team for Ama Dablam and Baruntse. Lukla Airport.
We reach ramechap. Ramechap airport.
11 Oct - Busy few days in Kathmandu with the members buying last minute supplies, equipment & getting to know each other, tomorrow driving to Ramchhap and fly to Lukla. Hope all is well.
Murari Sharma, Expedition Leader Martin and Christina F. receving permit from DOT.
AmaDablam Team Roster
- Martin S. (Leader) Germany
- Philip R., British
- Claude J., USA
- Markku K., Finlande
- Dominic S., British
- Alexandru P., Canada
- Barbel G., Deutsch
- Harald K., Deutsch
- Jan G., Deutsch
- Ralf P., Deutsch
- Timo K., Deutsch
- Hans S., Deutsch
- Lars S., Deutsch
- Sarah F., British
- Marton K., Canadian
- Martin M., Switzerland
- Tenji Sherpa
- Ang Dawa Sherpa
- Lhakpa Dawa Sherpa
- Ang Pasang Sherpa
- Gelje Sherpa