Archive Oct. 2015

30
Oct

Audio Report from Gokyo Lake #5

October 31, 2015 Gokyo Lake #5 Click below to listen to the audio report- wait a few seconds as the audio loads.

28
Oct

Day of Sorrow, Day of Joy

October 28, 2015 Gokyo Dear Family & Friends: This morning, Kathy Myers’ Mom passed away. Libby Amos was 100-years old and lived in an assisted living facility in LaPorte, Indiana. She recently fell and broke several ribs. She passed away in the hospital while talking to Kathy, who called her Mom on a satellite telephone […]

28
Oct

Khumjung to Machermo

Machermo October 27 Dear Family & Friends: On October 26, our team moved from Khumjung to Dole (13,120 feet). We left with great hope for a nice, easy day of trekking since the altitude gain was only 700 feet. No such luck. We immediately moved down the mountain, all the way to the river-a 1,000 […]

25
Oct

Trek to Khumjung

October 25, 2015 Khumjung Dear Family & Friends: Today, started with a departure blessing from the owner of the Panorama Tea House. This was an incredibly kind gesture. After the blessing, we trekked to Khumjung, which is at an elevation of 12,600 feet. There was considerable earthquake damage in Khumjung, and the rebuilding is in […]