Category 'Mountaineering'

7
May

5/7/2007

Everest Camp 3 May 7, 2007 Namaste, We all arrived at Camp 3 safely, so mission accomplished with your thoughts and prayers. Thank you very much. Climbing from Camp 2 to Camp 3 is the hardest thing I have ever done in my life. It made climbing in the Khumba Icefall seem like children’s play, […]

5
May

5/5/2007

Everest Camp 2 May 5, 2007 Namaste, The move from Camp 1 to Camp 2 up the Western Cwm wasn’t too bad except for the unbearable heat. At one point I was moving out from a heavy cloud cover and snow and I felt like I was going to faint from heat stroke, but we […]

4
May

5/4/2007

Hello, Bill and the group are at Camp 2. Check out the latest two audio messages from Dan Mazur. http://www.everestnews.com/summitclimb/everestsouth05042007.htm Sharon Burke

3
May

5/3/2007

Everest Camp 1 May 3, 2007 Namaste, We made our third push through the Icefall and are resting at Camp 1. I thought that the third climb through the Icefall would get easier, but it doesn’t. I can’t even begin to describe how hard that climb is to get to Camp 1, but here we […]