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15
Oct

Burke-Khang Recap

Subject: Burke-Khang Recap Costa Mesa, Ca. October 15, 2017 Dear Family & Friends: I’m home, safe, sound and happy. The Autumn, 2017 Burke-Khang expedition ranks among the top three of my Himalaya mountain climbs. The other two expeditions are the South side summit of Mt. Everest, circa 2009, and the North side summit of Mt. […]

5
Oct

Summit on Burke-Khang!

Last night my mom received 2 texts  from Dawa Steven, the head of Asian Trekking, regarding the status of the Burke-Khang Expedition: -First text from Dawa: “Hi Sharon. Just got word from Alex at Base Camp. Noel and 3 Sherpa’s heading for the summit today. Micah is at camp 2. Bill and 1 sherpa are […]

29
Sep

Gokyo

Gokyo September 29, 2017 Dear Family & Friends: Today was our rest day in Gokyo. Micah climbed Gokyo Ri mountain in the morning. The rest of us rested, except for Jeff and Alex who worked hard with filming, editing and interviews. Everyone is AOK. Tomorrow, at 6:30 am, we fly to Base Camp to join Noel […]

27
Sep

Macharmo

Machermo September 27, 2017 Dear Family & Friends: Yesterday was a tough and long day. We trekked from Namche Bazaar to Dole, a net elevation gain of 2,600 feet. The up and down trek took us a little over 9 hours. Today, we trekked to Machermo. This was an easy day and, after 3 hours […]