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Turning the expedition into relief work, Part 2

Turning the Everest – Lhotse Expedition into Earthquake relief work, Part 2

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I have been involved in projects in Helambu, Gorkha and Sindhulphalchok with Hillary Relief Collective, Karmaflights and my own private initiative.
The shelter project for Kutumsang (and surrounding areas) which is one of my own projects, is still ongoing. Supplies have been purchased with the money you my friends have been so generous to donate.
I am humbled and impressed with the generosity of those who have supported our efforts.
Thank you! Tusen takk! Danke! Grazie! Gracias!

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Her are some of the stories and how it all started.

After helping my team’s sherpas and porters cleaning up in Base Camp, I started my walk down the Khumbu Valley to Lukla. On my way I saw minor destructions. Luckily there were not many buildings totally destroyed. Some just needed a lot of repair. I stopped in Pengboche and visited our beloved sherpa Kami and his family. Luckily his house had only minor damage at second floor. I also visited a family who my dear climbing friends Andrea and Karl are supporting their son with education and work. I decided to support his sister: so now I am proudly paying for her next 5 years of school.

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After a couple of days in Namche Bazar Andrea, Karl and I literally ran down to Lukla to catch a plain to Kathmandu. We heard a lot about how it might be in Kathmandu, but to my surprise it was not so different from before. I only saw some buildings totally collapsed. But many stores were closed and the city was very quiet. And people had moved out, living under tarps in their gardens or at all open spaces in town.

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The people in the streets had changed from climbers, trekkers and other tourists to aid workers. We gathered at some hostels and some coffee shops and discussed how to help in the most efficient way.

I very quickly understood that I had to go out in the field. I volunteered for Hillary Relief Collective and Karmaflights and went out to the Helambu province where we established our FOB (forward operation base) in Timbu.
The first days were focused on delivering out needed food and materials such as rice, oil, blankets and tarps.

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Then we went on 3 days patrols to spread the word where everyone could come to collect what they urgently needed. And people were coming form a far. Some walked for days, and carried sacks of rice with them home, – with a big smile and a warm «thank you»

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At one of the 3 days patrols I went on, I came to Kutumsang. What I saw there, and on my way up to Kutumsang, was massive destructions. All buildings were totally collapsed. Brave families had tried to save as much as they could and had started sorting out the rubble. They are amazing in their ability to continue their lives and look forward!

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The 7th of May I celebrated my birthday under a tarp with a kitten on my lap and a warm cup of nepali tea in my hand, surrounded by wonderful people. I will never forget this birthday.

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The 12th of May was another strange day:
We had just closed our distribution-room to take a lunch break and were heading back to our little tent camp. We had only walked 20 meters when the ground started shaking. And this was not tremors or aftershocks. A new earthquake had hit Nepal hard.
I had to grab some kids trying to run into their houses to seek for their parents. I hold them tight while they were screaming. We were surrounded by collapsing buildings. Around us and high up in the hillside we could just watch the dust clouds rising from collapsing houses and huge landslides.

We gathered in our tent camp and set our strategy; we couldn’t get hold of a group of our own volunteer who had left for Kathmandu only 30 minutes before the earthquake, so we sent out a patrol to check the road. Later we got news they had safely arrived Kathmandu.
Then our little Aid Post got busy: a 67 year old man was carried down to us. He had broken off humerus (upper arm bone) and torn off his brachial artery. We had to act fast. I was working together with a nepali doctor and a nurse from US. We managed to control his bleeding until we finally got him helicoptered out after 2 hours. Later we got news that he had survived and were in good conditions at the hospital.

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We continued our work out in Timbu, and delivered out both food, hygiene articles, mattresses and clothes, but now it shifted to also deliver out materials to rebuild, such as hammer, nails and corrugated steel.
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Then I headed back to Kathmndu, but only for a couple of days to get a proper shower and do some laundry. Then I headed out on my next project: out to the epicentre in Gorkha. And what awaited me there can not be described in words. Everything was rubble, nothing was left standing….not a single thing, not even a stable or an outhouse.
We were welcomed with open arms, big smiles and several cups of tea. I stayed for some days making sure supply arrived and starting building temporary shelters together with the villagers before heading out for the next village, and the next village, and then the next school and the next health post….
This were really busy times, trying to get the maximum out of my time and the materials we managed to provide.

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At one of the villages I managed to get a bad stomach infection and had to get back to Kathmandu for a couple of days rest (and easy access to toilet). Then I headed out again for more rebuilding projects. This time back to Helambu and Kutumsang. Here I started my own projects with invaluable help from Laki. He and his family who lives in Kutumsang has become my family over here. The only thing missing is my nepali language skills…..working on it :)

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In Helambu we started building temporary shelters for the health post in cooperation with my dear friend Lizzy. Then we continued with facilitating building temporary shelters for 5 different schools, one more health post and 5 villages. I got fantastic help from Sudip, Kashmir and Mewack; 3 engineer students from Kathmandu. And how did we manage; well we got the materials and tools out there, the villagers came walking, some 3 to 4 hours walk, to learn how to build and to carry home the materials. Laki has been following up on these projects all the time, running from village to village providing me with reports and photos. And the results are so rewarding to see. If it wasn’t for this effort, approximately 800 children would have been without any school, 7000 villagers would have been without any health post and 250 villagers would have been without proper shelter.

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My last project before leaving Nepal after more then 3 months work, was with Remote Access Operation (RAO) for World Food Program (WFP). They needed mountaineers to help getting supplies into remote areas that were cut off by landslides due to the earthquake.
I worked together with the local mule drivers to open the Larke Pass at 5100m to get rice and oil over the pass and into the remote areas in upper Gorkha. These villages have normally supply carried in by 1000 mules – daily! Now they were totally cut off. We had to work on the pass for 3 weeks before it was possible to start the mule trains going over the Larke Pass supplying 20000 households with 65 tons of rice.

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At the last little village I visited at the other side of Larke Pass, I found Pemba; a low-cast man who was paralysed and just waiting to die. He was a father of 7 and his wife was pregnant with their 8th child. I could see right away that this man needed to be evacuated and with the great help from Isabella Messanger and her organisation KarmaFlights, we managed to helicopter him out the same afternoon. And I am so happy to tell you that his wife gave born to a perfect little baby girl 5 days after Pemba got evacuated. And now 2 months later, Pemba is ready to go home to his family and see his daughter for the first time.

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As of mid August 2015, over 390 aftershocks have occurred.

I returned back to Norway but not for long. And now I am back in Nepal to continue the work with all this different projects that we started before the monsoon.

My last expedition to Khan Tengri was dedicated to support our earthquake affected brothers and sisters in Nepal.
Stay tuned here to see my updates from my work in Nepal and from my Khan Tengri Expedition.

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Take care of your self – and others!
Vibs / Team Jentesport

Turning the expedition into relief work, Part 1

Jentesport i Camp 2 på Mt Everest

Turning the Everest – Lhotse Expedition into Earthquake relief work

What was supposed to be an expedition in white, cold, clean snow on Mt Everest and Lhotse, turned in to be a journey in rubble, aid trucks, aid work, shelter-building, mules, rice, metal sheets, pipes, bandages and wonderful people!

Last time you heard from me I was moving from Base Camp to Camp 2
It started out as a cold night turning into a wonderful day climbing through Khumbu Icefall up to Camp !

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We had two nights in Camp 1 before we at the 25th of April woke up to cloudy weather and started to move up to Camp 2.

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I was at the glacier between Camp 1 and Camp 2 when we heard huge avalanches coming down both from the Everest side and from the Nuptse wall. The ground was shaking as if I was standing in a little boat in rough sea. We were four of us gathering and holding together until the shaking and avalanches had past. Little did we know about the earthquake causing a regional disaster…..

We moved as quick as possible up to Camp 2 and there we got the news about the earthquake. We got news over our radios about the devastation in Base Camp. Our sherpa friends tried to contact their families without any luck as all telephone lines were out. We gathered around a little radio tuning in some FM stations and got bad news.

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We waited it out up in Camp 2 and started rationing food, batteries etc.  After two nights in Camp 2 we moved down to Camp 1 and got evacuated by helicopter down to Base Camp.

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What waited us in Base Camp was beyond words. Huge areas swept away….
Bits and pieces spread all over, people wounded and equipment destroyed or gone. But I met my friends…. alive and most of them without injuries. I was so happy!
But very sad about losing so many good people in this huge disaster.

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I stayed in Base Camp to help cleaning up. my tent was gone: I found it crashed into a big rock 200 meter away from where it originally was placed.
So I moved into my friend Ryan Water/ Mountain Professionals dining tent. I stayed in Base Camp and we all discussed about possibilities to continue climbing, but we found out very quickly that this is a huge disaster; we can not continue up here.
And I found out; I can be of good help other places in this country and try to give back a little to this wonderful people of Nepal.

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So I left Base Camp and a dream
But I started on a new journey, another dream, so fulfilling and so rewarding; helping the people in need.

Everest-Lhotse Expedition 2015: BC daily life and the plan

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Everest Base Camp: Our daily life and preparations for the climb

It is just so wonderful to be here in Base Camp. Now we have changed mode totally: from our hike up the valley to our upcoming climb of the mountains. All «summer-clothes» and hiking-equipment are packed away, and our climbing gear are the closest to us now.

I have moved in to my home for the next 6 – 7 weeks. My little tent is nicely organized and decorated with prayer flags with my best wishes for my friends and family written on them; waving and sending good wishes with the wind.

We have set up a plan looking like this:

APRIL
15th: Pudja Ceremony
16th: Training
17th: Training
18th: Remembrance day for the big accident last year
19th: Training
20th: Climb to the first ladder in the Khumbu Icefall
21st: Rest in EBC
22nd: Move to Camp 1 (C1)
23rd: Rest in C1
24th: Climb to Camp 2 (C2)
25th: Rest in C2
26th: Descend to Everest Base Camp (EBC)
27th – 30th: Rest in EBC

MAY
1st: Climb to C2
2nd: Rest in C2
3rd: Climb to Camp 3, touch and descend to C2
4th: Descend to EBC
5th – 9th: Rest below EBC
10th: Arrive EBC again
11th: Rest in EBC
12th: Climb to C2
13th: Rest in C2
14th: Climb to Camp 3
15th: Climb to Camp 4
16th: Rest in Camp 4
17th: Summit :) :)

So this is the plan, but as you all know; all plans are made to fail at first try….No we do not hope so, but we have had a lot of snow the last days, and we have heard that there will be another weather system coming in. So we will be waiting out the weather if it is too bad. I will keep you posted on our progression.

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But first let me tell you about our life in Base Camp. We start our day every morning with breakfast at 8am, after breakfast we get some time to check internet (if it is up running) and «dress up» for the ice; that means getting our climbing gear on, such as big boots,harness, crampons, helmet, ice axe. Then we head out to the ice 5 minutes walk from our tents.

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As you all probably know Everest Base Camp is built on the Khumbu Glacier. That means, the glacier moving all the time and the camps have to be built up from the bottom every year. And we are actually living on the glacier. So our training area is right on our «doorstep». In the ice our sherpa team have set up different obstacles; ladders in different angles and ropes on steep ice walls. We practice here so that our transitions and different problem solving will go automatically when we are up in the Khumbu Icefall and on the mountain.

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After some good hours training we go back to camp and our delicious lunch at 1pm. After lunch we normally have the time off until dinner at 6:30pm. In this spare time there is always some equipment to do improvement on, some emails to send, some pictures to transfer, a shower (bucket shower) to take or last but not least a lot of very good friends to visit. It is like a happy good family living here in EBC at the Khumbu glacier.

But the EBC is big, it will take me approximately 45 minutes to walk from one end to another. It is like a little city of tents this year housing 375 climbers and an equal amount of sherpas, and not to forget the staff (such as kitchen staff) supporting all the teams here. So it is pretty amazing to walk around Base Camp and meet all the people here and see all the impressive work been done constructing this Base Camp.

Life goes on here in Base Camp and in some camps the day ends with a movie night or with a good game of yatzi.

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We now plan for our first move up the mountain. Tomorrow Monday the 20th we will make our first move towards the Khumbu Icefall. We will do a climb of approximately 3 hours and return to our home here in EBC before we Thursday the 23rd will move up to Camp 1 above the icefall at 5800m. And if all goes well we will try to have two nights in C1 and 2 nights in C2 at 6300m before we return to EBC (5300m) the 27th.

/ Vibs
Team Jentesport

 

Everest-Lhotse Expedition 2015: Journey to Everest BC

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My journey from Kathmandu to Everest Base Camp

Snowy morning in BC. I can’t believe we have been in Base Camp already 3 days…well, in a way it also seems like we have been here forever.
So, what has happen since I left Kathmandu (and left kind of reliable internet and connection to the world?..)?
We have had a fantastic hike up the Khumbu Valley. First we flew into Lukla, a very short flight 40 minutes from Kathmandu with a lot of turbulence and a scary landing which I all missed cause I slept through it. We had breakfast next to the airfield before we headed out into our adventure towards Everest Base Camp.

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The first day we only walked for about 4 hours including a tea break. And arrived Phakding and moved into our lodge there after a wonderful hike through small villages and along the river, enjoying flowering cherry trees and rhododendron, children playing with thin cans, the long suspension bridges and loaded yaks.
This is our scenery through the Khumbu valley, increased with more stupas (small temples) along the way. The next day we hiking to Namch Bazar (3440m), the capital of the Himalayas. Here we stay for 3 nights and go for acclimatization hikes and of course visiting the bakery serving good cakes, coffee and wifi.
After our 3 days in Namche Bazar we head off to Deboche (3820m), but of course with a stop in Tengboche (3860) with the beautiful monastery and the famous bakery. We attended the ceremony in the monastery which was wonderful meditative, and then we headed down to our lodge for the night. The day after we hike to Dengboche (4400m), but not before visiting the great Lama go this region. We were welcomed at the Lamas house and got his blessings before we headed up to our lodge in Dengboche were we stayed 2 nights.

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Here we enjoyed one acclimatization hike (to 5200m) and a couple of visits to the bakery (our last bakery before Base Camp). Now the surroundings are changing; no more trees and rhododendron, it is now harsh and cold with rocky terrain and a magnificent wiev to more and more snow covered mountains.

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The next two days we hike first to Lobuche (4910m) and then to Gorak Shep (5140m). This is the last little settlement before Base Camp, and the next day we woke up to snow covered surroundings. Everything is so white, clean and shiny!!! What a nice way to enter Base Camp!! Everest Base Camp welcomes us snow covered: the nicest possible way!

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Makalu Expedition 2014 – looking back

 

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Makalu Expedition 2014: looking back

Sist dere hørte ifra meg var jeg i Kathmandu og pakket og forberedte til våres store ekspedisjon. Mye har skjedd siden det….
Ja akurat nå er jeg i Mendoza i Argentina og forbereder for en tur jeg skal guide opp til Aconcagua.

Men først vil jeg ta dere med på min lærerike og fantastiske reise i høst.
Vi startet med våres fokus og motivasjon mot sør-øst-ryggen (SE Ridge) av Makalu.
Gjennomvåte og en smule oppspiste av blodigler kom vi frem til Makalu Base Camp (BC) etter en uke vandring fra Num og Barun Valley (800m) til BC (4800m). Vi hadde regn og tåke det meste av turen, men desto mere fantastisk lysende mennesker som vi møtte og besøkte på veien.

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Ved ankomst Base Camp skifter fokus totalt. Nå pakker vi vekk t-skjorte og shorts og finner frem klatresele, tau og stegjern. Vi kom raskt igang med våres akklimatiseringsturer, bæredag og hadde en natt i Advanced Base Camp (6000m) på SE Ridge.

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Alt virket veldig bra; kroppen fungerte, vi hadde gode værmeldinger og vi var godt i gang med å flytte oppover i fjellet, helt til det britiske teamet på samme rute som oss ønsket oss bort fra ruten på SE Ridge. Ja, dette var det teamet som vi hadde koordinert med i forkant og som vi hadde underskrevet klatretillatelsen overfor de nepalesiske myndighetene hvor vi stod som deltakere. Dette var det teamet som vi skulle dele på byrdene med og kjempe sammen med mot toppen. Nå opplevde vi regelrett å bli truet ned fra fjellet. Vi ble først forsøkt presset for penger, og etter flere ubehagelige og truende opplevelser fant vi det best å forlate SE Ridge og dårlig karma.
Vi pakket sammen, flyttet ned fra fjellet til Base Camp igjen og gjorde oss klare for å flytte hele ekspedisjonen våres til «normalruten» på nordsiden av fjellet. Det vil med andre ord si at vi flyttet oss rundt halve fjellet. Dette var en lang, veldig lang dagsmarsj gjennom et enormt morene-område med flott utsikt til Baruntse, Everest og Lhotse.

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I vår nye Base Camp på 5700m møtte vi de eneste «innbyggerne»: 3 slovenske klatrere, som alerede hadde vært der og klatret i en uke. Vi teamet opp med dem og startet våre rotasjoner opp til Crampon Point (6000m), Camp 1 (6500m) og Camp 2 (6800m).
Alt går veldig bra, vi er i god form og har lagt en god klatreplan.

Men så kommer uværet inn: den store snøstormen som dessverre traff svært hardt noe vest for oss og forulykket 42 personer. Våre tanker går til deres etterlatte.

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Vi ventet 10 dager i base Camp til stormen hadde gitt seg og snøen hadde «satt seg». Nå har vi mistet mye tid og en av slovenerne må forlat oss. Vi begynner å bli for få til å kunne klare å tråkke spor og bære utstyr og sette tau i fjellveggen fra Camp 2 (6800m) til Makalu La (7200m). Vi får nytt håp når et team med 6 Gurkaer kommer til vår Base Camp. Nå er vi nok folk til å jobbe oss opp til Makalu La. Vi gleder oss!

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Vi blir enige om en tidsplan og at Gurka-teamet skal starte en dag før oss. De starter klatringen, men melder tilbake at snøen er for ustabil og returnerer. Dagen etter starter slovenerne, Garrett og jeg vår klatring og finner at snøen er god og det er fine forhold. Vi fortsetter opp til Camp 1 og melder til Base Camp som kan fortelle at Gurka teamet allerede har pakket sammen og startet sin retur ut av fjellet.

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Nå er vi bare 4 igjen på fjellet: de to gjenværende slovenerne Irene og Mojica, Garrett og meg. Vi vil så gjerne klare dette! Vi blir to dager til i Camp 1 og Camp 2 og forsøker, men må bite i det sure eplet og innse at dette nå ikke er mulig med bare fire klatrere. Vi returnere til Base Camp.

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Vi avslutter dagen med en wiskey og Roal Dahl-film på en bitteliten pc-skjerm i et iskaldt telt.

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Morgenen etter våkner jeg av at Moijca roper på hjelp: Irena har hyperventilert siden 0430. Vi forsøker å få pustefrekvensen hennes ned men etter en noe bedre periode forverres hennes situasjon drastisk og vi kaller på helikopter. Garrett og jeg jobber med Irena mens Mojica pakker. Helikopteret kommer etter 30 minutter og vi får evakuert henne. Vi får senere høre at hun ankom sykehuset i Kathmandu uten pust og puls, men etter HLR klarte de å få henne tilbake til livet og hun er nå i Slovenia med kun svekket syn som en konsekvens. Vi er overlykkelige for at det gikk så bra.

Etter en uventet dramatisk morgen måtte vi skynde oss å pakke sammen og sette i marsj for å forsøke å nå Nedre Base Camp (4800m) innen det blir mørkt.

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Vi går raskt nedover. I morene-området går det flere steinras som vi må kaste oss i ly for, noe som resulterer i et ødelagt fingerledd i et «kanakas-tryn» for min del. Vi kommer ned i mørket og tar kvelden raskt for morgenen etter starter et nytt kapittel:
Vi flyr til Ama Dablam Base Camp.

 

Makalu Expedition 2014, South East Ridge: Update

 

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Update from Kathmandu: We are now preparing equipment and packing as the pictures show; packing in bags and barrels, and going through all our medications.
We will have one extra day in Kathmandu and fly out Wednesday the 17th Sep.
The extra day will be used for preparation, packing and enjoying Yoga, Meditation, massage and good food. Then we will be ready to fly out for our trek to Base Camp. Along the trek we will probably be caught by a lot of leeches as the wet conditions and jungle trail brings them out in numbers. As we gain height after about three days we should climb out of the leech zone. We hope the monsoon soon will be over and give us some drier weather.
We are looking forward to enjoy one more day in Kathmandu, but even more to start our journey to the mountain!

Makalu Expedition 2014, South East Ridge; planen fremover

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I morgentidlig er det avreise fra Kathmandu.

Nå er det bare de siste forbredelser som gjenstår, samt grundig pakking før vi tirsdag 16. september flyr inn til Tumlingar (510m). Derfra vandrer vi i overkant av en uke gjennom avsidesliggende områder i Makalu-Barun regionen.

Vi vil vandre gjennom et utrolig dalføre som er svært avsideliggende. Her er det få fremmede som kommer vandrende. Det er ingen vandreruter her, så få turister har vært her. Vi vil vandre i et område i regnskogen hvor den sjeldne røde pandaen holder til, og folket her lever som de har gjort i hundrevis av år. Her sitter de ute og karrer ulla, spinner og vever på gamlemåten. Og alltid med et smil om munnen og et «namaste» (hilsen).

Etter en drøy ukes vakker vandring i kuppert terreng, starter vi å vinne høydemeter og få viktig akklimatisering opp mot vår Base Camp (BC) som vi vil etablere i 4800m høyde.
Når vi kommer til Base Camp (BC) begynner alle våre forbredelser til klatring. Nå legger vi fra oss det lette tøyet og sko som vi har brukt på turen inn. Vi skifter fokus; nå handler det om overlevelse i kulda på fjellet.

I BC etablerer vi oss vell, for her blir vi lenge, dvs dette blir vår base lenge. Vi starter vår akklimatisering som vil si at vi klatrer opp og ned av fjellet. Det hørtes jo ikke så produktivt ut, men joda. For hver tur vi går opp i fjellet bærer vi med oss utstyr som vi trenger høyere opp på fjellet sånn som tau (masse masse tau), noe klatreutstyr, ekstra telt og soveposer, O2 og mat. Med andre ord bygger vi oss oppover i fjellet (bygger nye camp’er), og sover noen av nettene oppe i camp’er høyere oppe før vi går ned igjen. 

 Madison Mountaineering med Garrett Madison, meg selv og våres sherpa vil klatre parallelt med et britisk RAF team. Dette er et større team som vi er helt avhengige av hvis vi skal kunne klare dette logistisk sett. Vi følger deres rytme på fjellet.

Fra BC vil vi bruke flere dager på akklimatisering før vi etablerer Advanced Base Camp (ABC) på en fjellrygg på 5800m. Herifra kan vi for første gang se klatreruten fremfor oss. Vi vil etablere ytterligere tre camps når vi klatrer og flytter oppover i fjellet, den høyestliggende av disse vil bli på 6700m. Etter denne camp’en klatrer vi alpint og vil bare bære med oss det mest nødvendige for å kunne understøtte eventult ekstra tid over 7000m i våres forsøk på å nå toppen.

På 7500m klatrer vi «Black Gendarme» som er en formidabel, bratt fjellformasjon som vokter selve toppryggen. Denne er nøkkelen til selve toppen; her er vi svært utsatt for vær, vind og iskald temperatur. I høyden vil vi ha våre to siste bivuaks før vi klatrer den siste bratte ryggen opp mot toppen på 8463m.

Få mer informasjon og følg oss her:
https://www.facebook.com/MadisonMtng http://madisonmountaineering.com/dispatches/

Det britiske teamet kan følges her:
http://www.makalu2014.com/the-objective-and-the-route/ https://www.facebook.com/pages/Makalu-2014/220730421376711

Makalu Expedition 2014, South East Ridge; stemningsrapport fra Kathmandu

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Akurat nå har jeg vært her i Kathmandu litt under en uke. Jeg forbreder for vår ekspedisjon. Her bor jeg på et bittelite krypinn midt i den travleste handlegata, med kakling og tuting døgnet rundt. Rommet har et lite vindu som vender ut mot gaten og gir meg all den lyd og eksos jeg bare ønsker :) Rommet kan jeg fint snu meg rundt på; her er både nattbord, en stol og en seng med syltynn madrass (så jeg har likegjerne blåst opp liggeunderlaget mitt og bruker det istedetfor).

Badet er felles ute på gangen…vell, bad…hmmmm… det kalles et bad hvis du såvidt klarer å skvise inn ei doskål og montere et dusjhode like over…så en må stå oppi doen og dusje…nesten…det går med en knekk i knærne.
Jeg koser meg max!! Våkner sånn i 5tiden av et virrvarr av lyder utenfor…da begynner de med sine tuktuk’er, mopeder, tuting, roping og alle andre sjarmerende lyder. Hundene holder på hele natten. Men er man trøtt nok så sover man jo Og….joda jeg har vært ute og matet hundene (jeg er jo over middels glad i dyr…)
Strøm og internett er særdeles ustabilt, men i likhet med alt det andre så tilhører det sjarmen ved denne byen!

Dagene går med til en treningsøkt, handling, organisering av materiell, pakking og arbeid på data’n.

Vi flyr ut fra Kathmandu til Tumlingar tirsdag (hvis været er bra nok  til å fly…det har vært mye regn de siste dagene da monsunen ikke helt vil gi seg).

Følg med, jeg legger snart ut planen fremmover.

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