How far can you go to take the best and most amazing wedding photo in wedding history? For this, this couple has probably done more than you thought. The couple has raised the bar higher in their avoidance of traditional weddings. You will sound strange but Mount Everest was the setting for their event.
The name of the pair is Ashley Schmeider, 32, and James Sisson, 35. It took them a full year to plan and rehearse their wedding ceremony. The couple believed that they wanted to do something different by escaping from traditional weddings. You might even find it strange without some context. As to why they had to plan their wedding so long in advance.
The beautiful California couple had already decided not to have a traditional wedding. And both of them agreed that whenever they get married, they will do it only on the top of Mount Everest.
when the time of marriage came, the couple stood with their word. And they got ready for the long steep trek to Mount Everest with their photographer Charlton Churchill.
A Weeding On Mount Everest
To make the wedding a success, the bride and groom and their photographers as well as the wedding guests. All took a three-week walk to reach Everest base camp. This base camp of Everest is 17000 feet above sea level. During their journey, they also had to deal with the unpredictability of the weather, cold temperatures, and deep snow.
After all the efforts, the couple successfully performed the wedding ceremony on Mount Everest. And also made many records by becoming a successfully married couple.
The couple’s photographer shared and revealed that he had attempted base camp with another pair in 2015. But they had to leave the base camp due to the massive earthquake in Nepal at that time. It also includes a major avalanche.
On the other hand, Ashley contacted the adventure-seeking photographer last year through Instagram. The couple requested an inappropriate adventures wedding location for adventures Wedding. The couple finally agreed to get married on Everest on the recommendation of photographer Churchill.
Photographer Churchill writes on his website that both James and Ashley make for excellent trail partners. He said that Ashley was a tough lady and that she dominated the mountain turban at the time and kept a level pace. James is a wonderful person who looked after Ashley at that time. He was constantly worried about all her needs. He is also a stand-up comedian who did not let us get bored at all and made us laugh continuously.
Photographer Churchill writes on his website. He writes that James and Ashley took the vows at Mount Everest base camp, right in front of the famous Khumbu Icefall. Here people also use ladders to navigate the cracks. Photographer Churchill says all these iconic mountains surrounded their scintillating wedding. He added that he had taken a few more shots before packing up and leaving.