Category 'Mountaineering'

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May

5/19/2007

Everest Camp 2 May 20, 2007 Namaste, This is a PS to yesterday’s report. I’ve decided to come clean and describe an event that occurred yesterday on the way from Camp 1 to Camp 2. We were about one mile from Camp 2 and I sent my Sherpa up to Camp 2 since he was […]

19
May

5/19/2007

Everest Camp 2 May 19, 2007 Namaste, Terry and I and our Sherpas are here at Camp 2. The climb from Camp 1 to Camp 2 was long and very tiring and the blazing sun did not help matters. I was pretty tired when I pulled in to Camp 2. However, a nice rest and […]

18
May

5/18/2007

Everest Camp 1 May 18, 2007 Namaste, I’m on my way to the summit! Tenji and I made our way up the icefall to Camp 1. The mountain decided to treat us to a surprise. For the first time in the trip (unintelligible). Clouds came in and dumped heavy snow on us for the second […]

17
May

5/17/2007

Everest Base Camp May 17, 2007 Namaste, Today, Mark Luscher had to end his trip and go down the mountain. He just could not keep his food down at high altitudes. He has lost 32 pounds. Things got better when we went down to Pheriche for a rest, but as soon as we came back […]