Category 'Mountaineering'

5
Nov

Audio Report From Base Camp

November 4, 2016   Link to Audio Report  

4
Nov

Audio Report from Glacial Lake #5

November 3, 2016 Link to Audio

2
Nov

Gokyo Ri Peak

Gokyo November 2, 2016 Namaste Family & Friends: This morning, for exercise and acclimatization, David and I scaled Gokyo Ri Peak. The elevation gain was over 2,000,feet and the mountain is very vertical, with no level sections. I thought it was a rigorous workout. So much for a “rest day.” The summit of Gokyo Ri […]

2
Nov

Another Great Day

Gokyo-15,640 feet November 1, 2016 Namaste Family & Friends: This was my best day of the trip. We left Machermo at 8:20 am and arrived in Gokyo at 11:15 am. We traveled 5.4 miles and gained 1,194 feet in altitude.  I feel like I am acclimatizing really well. I got 8 hours of sleep last night and my […]