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Mt. Everest Documentary Presentations

March 30, 2010 Costa Mesa, California Dear Family & Friends: My flight departs Los Angeles bound for Kathmandu at 11:20 pm this evening. I am dedicating my North side climb of Mt. Everest to the memory of Chelsea King and Amber Dubois, two beautiful high school students who lived in San Diego county, California.  I […]


He’s Getting Close!

May 22, 2009 7:45 PM Costa Mesa, CA I just got an e mail from Dawa at Base Camp.  Here it is: I just got a radio call from mingma about 10 mins ago saying that they are at the hillary step. Bill is going to be at the summit within the next hour. We […]



Dear Family & Friends: During the darkest days of World War II, King George VI came to the microphone of the BBC to deliver the annual Christmas message to the British Commonwealth. He spoke these eloquent and immortal words: And I said to the man who stood at the gate of the year: “Give me […]



Dear Family & Friends: I hope you are all having a great summer. We are. I posted a few photos on my website from our 2008 Everest trip. After returning from Nepal in mid-April, I rested a month. Ollie and I are now back to full time training for 2009. Early next year, I will […]