Just 48 hours after returning from a trip that has combined navigation and climbing in the Antarctic Peninsula, Alex Txikon returns from this time to Nepal, where the second part of the Road to Himalayas expedition will take place, where he will climb the Ama Dablam and Everest in winter season.
In Kathmandu, Txikon will meet the rest of the expeditionary team that will climb with him Ama Dablam, and that includes expert Himalayers such as Oscar Cardo and Jonatan García (who will also try Everest), Ramón Portilla, Sergio Pérez, Francisco Miguel Fernández, Alejandro Albacete, David Javega, Jesús Morales, José Manuel Zapata and Francisco Hurtado, the Nepalese Pasang Sherpa and Chhepal Sherpa, and also Félix Criado and Íñigo Gutiérrez. These last two climbers left Spain by car with Paqui Vicedo and Iker Mediavilla and, according to their geolocation through raceTracker (and that can be followed live through Alex's website: http://www.alextxikon.com ), are already in Nepal and should arrive in Kathmandu today, just in time for the team meeting, after almost 13,000 kilometers and twelve countries traveled.
During the approach trekking, they will also be accompanied by Juan Alejandro Martínez, José Urbano and Jesús Bermúdez, three young mountaineers with disabilities and members of the Amiab association who, together with their monitors (Alberto Pastor, Laura Maranchón, Fabrizio Terrazas and Javier Palacios ) and the photographer Álvaro Sanz, hope to cross the entire Khumbu valley to the Everest Base Camp, located at 5,300 meters, in the middle of winter.
Regarding Alex's recent expedition to Antarctica, in which he sailed the islands of the Antarctic Peninsula, he faced a storm in the Drake Passage and opened two new routes, soon we will have more details available. Meanwhile, we invite you to follow the "Antarctic newspapers" on the mountaineer's social networks.