Archive Sep. 2017

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 […]

25
Sep

Resting in Namche

Namche Bazar September 24, 2017 Dear Family & Friends: I really love my Fall, 2017 BK Team. What an eclectic, interesting and fun group! I could not have scripted this trip better. Everything is going as planned, and we are all having a great time. I have a very good feeling about this expedition. Yesterday, […]

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 […]