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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]