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Apr

4/15/2007

Namaste: Feeling really good right now since I just took an outdoor shower and shaved. Fresh again as a Himalayan daisy. Two days ago, we climbed again to Pumori advanced base camp and set up camp for an overnight stay. The wind blew like crazy all night, but it was a good acclimatization exercise. Yesterday, […]

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Apr

4/12/2007

Everest Base Camp April 12, 2007 Namaste, We still have no power at Everest Base Camp, so I’m sending this report by satellite phone. If it seems disorganized, I apologize. On April 7 we trekked from Lobuche to Gorak Shep (16,300 ft). When we arrived in Gorak it started to snow, so there was no […]

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Apr

4/10/2007

Everest Base Camp April 10, 2007 Namaste, I haven’t forgotten about you. I have a lengthy report to file, but insufficient battery life on my satellite phone to prepare the report. As soon as our computers and power equipment arrives, which I hope will be today or tomorrow, I will prepare and file a report. […]

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Apr

4/6/2007

Lobuche April 6, 2007 Namaste, As you move up the mountain from Namche Bazaar, the villages, restaurants and lodges become more and more primitive and there are fewer shops and stores. The weather also becomes much colder. The lodges consist of a dining area, an area for the sherpas to sleep and sleeping rooms for […]