climbing, hiking, travel

Step, Step, Rest, and Breathe

September 20 We left around 8ish in the morning from Khare, all of our gear for a high altitude adventure packed up and ready to go, crampons, ice axes, helmets, harnesses, horribly heavy ice boots, food, snacks, warm clothes, tent, cooking supplies, rope, carabineers, prusik, ascender, all the essentials. And every time I’m so impressed… Continue reading Step, Step, Rest, and Breathe

hiking, travel

Today Was Hard

September 17 5013 meters tonight! (16,446 feet) Tea in the morning before leaving up to Khare Today was hard. Felt sick most of the morning. We did stop by a beautiful lake and made a few rock towers, but my stomach and head felt weird, and I felt just exhausted. I was very glad to… Continue reading Today Was Hard