Mobile satellite technology to aid journey to Everest Basecamp

by Staff Reporter | May 14th, 2012

Walt Everetts testing the Iridium phone

Everest Base Camp Al & Walt (EBCAW) follows Iridium employee Walt Everetts and lifelong friend Al Lepore as they journey from the U.S. to the heart of the Nepalese Himalaya.

Beginning on April 27, the 20-day expedition will take the two men along remote trails and hidden valleys to traditional Sherpa villages, Buddhist monasteries,and the incredible viewpoints of Kala Patther and of the Everest Base Camp itself.

Al and Walt will use Iridium communication devices to share this adventure of a lifetime.


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