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27
Sep

Asian Trekking and the Sherpa Team

Costa Mesa, Ca. September 27, 2016 Dear Family & Friends: David and I are super excited about the upcoming Fall, 2016 Burke-Khang expedition. We are especially pleased with the world-class Sherpa team we have assembled with the help of Asian Trekking. The Sherpas are equally excited to participate in this first ascent of a mountain […]

20
Sep

Expedition 2016

Costa Mesa, Ca. September 20, 2016 Dear Family & Friends: On May 23, 2014, as I was at High Camp preparing for my summit push on the North side of Mt. Everest, the government of Nepal opened 104 Himalaya peaks for climbing. One of them was named after me. Burke-Khang, located deep in the Gokyo […]

27
Jan

Ollie

Costa Mesa, California January 27, 2016 Dear Family & Friends: Ollie is back in the hospital. As many of you know, Oliver Dillon, my 15-year old grandson, has a severe disability. On top of this disability, he suffers from seizure-like episodes that cause him to stop breathing for periods of time that can last over […]

22
Jan

Bounce Back from the Setback

Costa Mesa, California January 22, 2016 Dear Family & Friends: My sincere thanks to all of you who offered such kind words of encouragement and advice. I view every one of you as true friends, and I am grateful for your love and support. Please know that I read, and re-read, every message and I […]