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11
May

5/11/2007

Pheriche May 11, 2007 Namaste, The six hour trek from Base Camp to the Himalayan Hotel in Pheriche was pleasant and enjoyable. It was a real treat to order off a menu and the food was delicious. I had a tuna and cheese grilled sandwich with french fries and it was so good. It was […]

10
May

5/10/2007

Everest Base Camp May 9, 2007 Namaste: We are all safely back at Base Camp and the Everest/Lhotse teams are reunited. This last trip up to Camp III was an adventure and a test of the limits of human endurance…or at least this human’s endurance. I feel good to have reached Camp III, and to […]

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 […]