Category 'Mountaineering'

16
May

5/16/2007

Everest Base Camp May 16, 2007 THINGS I MISS AFTER SPENDING SIX WEEKS IN THE SHADOW OF MOUNT EVEREST My wife; My four children and their spouses; My 14 Grandchildren; Our extended family (parents, brother, sister, aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews); My friends; My wife’s friends; Sunsets over the Pacific Ocean; Date Night with […]

15
May

5/15/2007

Everest Base Camp May 15, 2007 Namaste, We are all back at Base Camp. Camps 2 and 3 have been restored, although we are missing the tent at Camp 2 that blew down the mountain. Our Sherpas are high on the mountain and have fixed up the tents on the South Col, which is Camp […]

14
May

5/14/2007

I found this on Summitclimb.  Take a look at Bill’s hat.  When in Nepal, do as the Nepalese….Sharon Taken in Dingboche at 4200 metres, on our last low altitude from left to right: Dean Cardinale (summitclimb amadablam 2002), Mark Luscher (summitclimb everest 2007), Bill Burke (summitclimb everest 2007), Todd Greene (everestspeakersbureau.com), Dan Mazur (leader summitclimb […]

14
May

5/14/2007

Pheriche May 14, 2007 Namaste, The mountain is fighting back. Gale force winds took out many of the camps at Camp 2, including all of our camp. Our sherpas were there and tried to hold the tents down, but they were unsuccessful. One of the tents was pulled straight up by the platform, snapped all […]