Joe and Liz have reached the first base camp! And Liz files her first dispatch with this message. Liz says the trek from Loboche (16,200ft) to the base camp (17,500ft) was tough, and she's happy they have arrived. Base camp is at the base of the Khumbu icefall, which is one of the most dangerous parts of the climb ahead of them. She says, at night she's able to hear the ice shifting and creaking. Liz also says there are other expeditions at base camp from all over the world: from Greeks to Korean to Canadian, people are assembling. More climbers are expected in the coming weeks. The next few days will be pretty low-key as Joe and Liz adjust to the higher climate of their first base camp.
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