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18
Sep

BK Itinerary Fall 2017

Costa Mesa, Ca. September 18, 2017 Dear Family & Friends: I leave for Nepal tonight. Here is the Burke-Khang Itinerary. For photos and maps of the trekking and climbing route, visit Burke-Khang 2017/Photos and Video: http://eightsummits.com/burke-khang-photos-and-video-2017/ Bill Burke-Khang Expedition (Fall 2017) Climbers Noel Hanna (Ireland) Micah J. Kershner (USA) William M. Burke (USA) Trekker Richard W. […]

14
Sep

Burke-Khang Team (Fall 2017)

Costa Mesa, Ca. September 14, 2017 Dear Family & Friends: Here is the Burke-Khang climbing, trekking and filming team. Bill Climbers Noel Hanna Noel and I became good friends in 2010 when I met him on the North side of Mt. Everest. He was the lead guide for Seven Summits Club and I was on […]

11
Sep

The Mountain Is Calling and I Must Go

Costa Mesa, Ca. September 11, 2017 Dear Family & Friends: On September 18, 2017, I will be returning to Nepal for another attempt to climb Burke-Khang, my eponymous mountain. The projected summit date is October 5. As usual, Asian Trekking is organizing the logistics for this private, non-guided climb. I will be accompanied by two […]

5
Apr

Bill’s Wild Ride in the Himalaya*

Costa Mesa, Ca. April 5, 2017 Ladies and gentlemen, fasten your seat belts. Have your “E” ticket ready. If you are afraid of heights or have a weak heart, this would be a good time to step out of line and wait for your family and friends at the exit doors. Smelling salts are available […]