April 15, 2011 All of our Everest Teams are firing on all cylinders! The Lobuche, Lhohtse and Everest climbers are acclimatizing well, the trekkers are en route and the Sherpas are working hard establishing the camps higher on the mountain. Keep up with their progress on the Everest Expedition Coverage page. Tye Chapman
April 7, 2011 Please excuse the shameless plug… We’ve posted some photos from the ongoing Everest Expedition on our facebook page. Check it out and give us a “thumbs up” or a “like” if you approve.
March 29, 2011 We received a quick note from Greg Vernovage late last night who’s with our Everest team in Kathmandu getting ready to make the hop from KTM to Lukla in the next few days. ———- Hey All, People are streaming in all day today. Our welcome dinner tonight at 6:30 will bring it […]
March 24, 2011 We’ve got a lot of moving parts these days with several programs getting started over the next couple weeks. Next up are: Everest, Lhotse, Lobuche, Everest Base Camp Treks, Whitney, Denali Prep Seminars and Machu Picchu. That covers 2 U.S. States, 3 countries on 3 continents. Not too bad. Keep these programs […]
March 16, 2011 Our third shipment of food and gear has now reached Kathmandu, and everything is moving forward on schedule. With the conclusion of the Losar Festival (Tibetan New Year), ten more IMG sherpas and two cooks are heading to Base Camp today to continue work on the tent platforms. (Full Everest Expedition Coverage […]
March 9, 2011 By Eben Reckord via OR’s Verticulture It’s hard to think that my journey to the top of the world started on a train in Tokyo. I was fourteen and I knew I wanted to climb, but wasn’t quite sure how to go about it. The closest climbing gym was three hours away […]
February 22, 2011 Well, we took a long weekend here at IMG too. Why not; we had great success on Kilimanjaro earlier this month, a couple teams on top of Aconcagua in February, Orizaba summits in Mexico and a great training seminar on Rainier last week, not to mention all of our ice climbers in […]
December 24, 2010 Lots of memorable events in 2010. That’s the case every year. One very special climb was the ascent of Mt. Everest with IMG by the father/son team of John and Ryan Dahlem. John was 67 at the time of the ascent. Their Seven Summit quest began with IMG about 10 years ago […]
September 29, 2010 Sad news today from Nepal. Lama Geshe, from Pangboche, has been a friend of climbers for many years. Through countless puja ceremonies, he has offered his prayers and blessings to us. Now it is our turn. Lama Geshe has suffered a stroke and has been transported to Kathmandu. For Everest climbers around […]
August 7, 2010 Ted Fairhurst, a long time friend of IMG, shot this video in the Khumbu Ice Fall last year. Pretty cool stuff! IMG Guide Eben Reckord leading the way.