Sunday, October 18, 2015

The expedition begins - Unclimbed Saldim Ri 6343m

Hello from Kathmandu. We will be occasionally posting updates from Makalu to this blog. Stay tuned for text updates of our progress. There is a fair bit of snow forecasted for the next ten days so we will be staying active and acclimatizing while the system passes through the Makalu Himal. Attached are some images to give you an idea of where we are going and what we are doing, at least what we are planning to do. :)

Brian Beatty flies in tonight and I will meet him at the airport, we will fly into Tumlingtar in the morning and begin the hike into base camp via the Kongma Danda.


Luke Smithwick
Himalaya Alpine Guides
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