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Jul 10

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Welcome to the Indian Himalaya 2018 blog. Here you will find all the updates from the expedition as and when they are received. Please be aware that there will not be an update every single day and that this blog will be the first place that any updates are shared, so make sure you check back in for updates and save this page in your bookmarks. Please note that we receive varying levels of content from our expedition teams depending on the communication limitations of each location.

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Update 17/08/18
Fire update: Shingbuk fire – Shnigbuk fire are now back at base camp after a very successful tour 2, during which they enjoyed developing skills on the snowpack and spent a glorious night bivvying under the stars. Peaks of 5943 & 6111m also accomplished and morale is high!

Update 17/08/18
Team update: All teams are currently back at base camp enjoying a little well earned rest after some exceptional endeavours on recent tours. The team are in good spirits and are planning their next forays away from base camp.

Update 12/08/18
Fire Update: Tanglang Fire – Left base camp for tour 2 in great spirits and with the sun on their faces, and established an advanced base camp at 5050m. The team attempted the Tanglang peak (5760m) but instead thought better of it and summitted an unnamed peak (5817m) before visiting a local lake and were excited to find chicks in a nest!.

Update 07/08/18
Fire Update: Shinbuk has completed their first tour, camping 5222M, summit 5792M and are back in basecamp enjoying some fresh food.

Update 07/08/18
Fire Update: Kyamri have completed their first tour and climbed a pair of 5200m peaks and returned to basecamp yesteday. Hoping to get on snowpack later in the week. Snow pack is is the snow that falls onto the ground and does not melt until temperatures warm up

Update 06/08/18
Fire Update: Tanglang left Leh and hiked to Hemis monastery and Dalai Lama, arrived at basecamp succesfully and have completed their first tour reached peak of 5308M, are now back in basecamp waiting for sandstorm to pass.

Update 04/08/18
Fire Update: Shimbala have climbed a 5308M peak and will return to basecamp tomorrow.

Update 03/08/18
Team Update: The team have reached basecamp and completed their assent profile with no issues. They have been busy setting up basecamp and undergoing training walks to help with their acclimatisation. All the team are well.

Update 01/08/18
Team Update: The team have reached basecamp and completed their assent profile with no issues. They have been busy setting up basecamp and undergoing training walks to help with their acclimatisation. All the team are well.

Update:
Team Update: The Himalaya Advanced Party have now arrived safely in Delhi following their flight from London Heathrow.

Update 25/07/18
Team update:  The team have arrived safely in Leh following a flight delay.

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