Physical challenge aside, endurance winter trekking in Nepal presents a colourful collection of obstacles; long-drop toilets, shed-style accommodation and like it or lump it food.
Luckily our team of 27, from all corners of the UK, are a fairly resilient bunch, but now at 4400 metres and with temperatures plummeting, we’ll need all the mettle we can muster to make it to base camp on Monday.
Again Jenni and I thank you for pushing us on. It’s really keeping us focused.
Petra for Marie Curie Nurses in Namaste.
There were plenty of comments pouring into The Democrat about our intrepid climbers.