Ascent to Mount Everest-Camp 2 on 2015-03-24
|Date:||Tuesday, March 24, 2015|
|Ascent Type:||Unsuccessful - Turned Back|
|Point Reached:||Mount Everest - Camp 2|
| Elevation:||6492 m / 21300 ft|
| Remaining Elevation:||2356 m / 7729 ft (39% left to go)|
Ascent Trip ReportFirst attempt at Everest was cut short by a massive 7.8 Earthquake. We were at camp 1 when the Earthquake occurred. Avalanches rocked our tents, but no one in our group was injured or killed. Basecamp got hit hard. The middle half got destroyed by an avalanche off of Pumori. 19 dead so far, over 80 injured. This earthquake ended our trip unfortunately.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||3633 m / 11917 ft|
| Distance:||141.6 km / 88 mi|
| Trailhead:||Lukla 2859 m / 9383 ft|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Snow on Ground, Snow Climb, Glacier Climb, Ice Climb|
| Gear Used:||Ice Axe, Crampons, Rope, Ski Poles, Guide, Porters, Animal/Pet, Hut Camp, Tent Camp|
| Time Up:||42 Days |
| Time Down:||3 Days |
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