Category 'Mountaineering'


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 […]



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 […]



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 […]


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, […]