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Flights to Lukla becoming more difficult

Here we go again. Hotel pickup, airport chaos while waiting for our flight to Lukla. When our flight was finally called, we hurriedly jumped into the airport bus which took us to where our plane is. Just as when we thought there was no delayed or hiccups with our schedule, the airport officer nonchalantly announced…

Our Three Peaks team arrives.

Sami, Jukka, Peter, Janet and I all gathered for our first dinner together on the 27th of April. It was a festive reunion indeed as we are all friends from past adventures. We all started exchanging greetings and ‘how have you been’s” to simply expressing joy of seeing each other again after a long time….

Wishing you all a happy Easter! ️ Photo taken at the Holy Family Oratory of the GABC 1155 building, GetUp's HQ.

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Valley Of Memories

As Janet, Teddy, CY and I paced out the last 3 hours up the hill to Lukla, I pondered the long journey. I thought about the past few weeks. I thought about the mountains I have climbed, the oceans I have crossed, planes, trains, roads, my wife, family and my baby girl. Each step, one…

Team Leader

Two days ago, our team members Randy and Uyay suffered Acute Mountain Sickness and Janet as a team leader had to make the desicion to evacuate them. She took them out to Kathmandu by helicopter where they could recuperate. Altitude is very challenging because it is invisible. If it were a broken limb she could…

Look! Get Up made it to the Mt. Everest Base Camp with record-setting climber Janet Belarmino and her team.Everest base camp is the highest and largest tent city in the world.GetUp supports Janet and her training team's quest to summit Everest in 2015-16.To learn more visit www.getup.ph. #WhereDoYouGetUp

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Team members get evacuated

When we came back from Everest Base Camp yesterday, we found Randy and Uyay snuggled in the crowded dining hall of the tea house in Gorak Shep. After arriving from Lobuche that day, they looked tired and not in the best condition. We immediately told them to keep hydrating themselves and get some fresh air….

Team members get evacuated

When we came back from Everest Base Camp yesterday, we found Randy and Uyay snuggled in the crowded dining hall of the tea house in Gorak Shep. After arriving from Lobuche that day, they looked tired and not in the best condition. We immediately told them to keep hydrating themselves and get some fresh air….

Everest Base Camp

Todd, Teddy and myself reached Everest Base Camp 5365m asl at 1:30 PM April 14,2014. Despite the snow storm that welcomed us on the way in and out it was comforting thinking back to all the times shared and all the adventures I have met here so many times before. Everest base camp is the…

Todd calls in

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