Archive Sep. 2017

22
Sep

A Busy and Fun Day

Lukla September 22, 2017 Dear Family & Friends: My Yak & Yeti wake up call was at 5am for a 6am departure for the airport. The flight to Lukla was scheduled to depart KTM at 7:30 am. But, the cloudy skies were a bad omen for an on-time departure. Because the airplanes are not equipped for instrument landing, many flights […]

22
Sep

Report from Kathmandu

Kathmandu, Nepal September 21, 2017 Dear Family & Friends: Good news!  I made all my flights. I booked my flights from LAX to Kathmandu with China Southern Airlines. The plane stopped in Guangzhou, China. After a short layover, I boarded another plane bound for KTM. The total flight time from LAX to KTM was about […]

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 […]