Category 'Mountaineering'

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 […]

29
Apr

4/29/2007

Everest Base Camp April 29, 2007 Namaste: The death of Dawa Sherpa on the Lhotse Face was a stunning and sad blow to everyone on the mountain. We arrived just after it happened, and one of our group helped bury him in the snow. They brought his body down the mountain yesterday and a helicopter […]