OrcaTorch sponsored ORA to climb Mount Everest in 2021 and her dream came true. Congratulations to ORA.
ORA departed from Guangzhou, China to Chongqing, China on April 12, 2021, and then met her team in Chongqing, China, and flew to Kathmandu, Nepal on April 14, 2021.
They took a small plane to Lukla for EBC adaptive training On April 16. They arrived at Mount Everest Base Camp on April 26, 5364m above sea level, and returned from C1 and C2 to 6800m after Zipper training on May 1-5.
On May 12, the waiting window period for the training at the base camp is ended. They departed to officially climb Mount Everest on May 16. They were trapped at C2 6400m due to weather on May 17-20.
They departed to C3 camp 7100m on May 21. They set off at 10:30 pm for the summit at C4-7950m On May 22. At 11:15 am Nepal time on May 23, they climbed to the top of 8848.86m and safely descended to C4 camp at 17:15. Withdrawal to C2 on May 24 and withdraw to base camp on May 25.
They returned to Kathmandu to end the climb by helicopter on May 29.
Due to COVID travel restrictions, ORA is still stranded with her team in Kathmandu, Nepal.