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14
May

5/14/2007

Pheriche May 14, 2007 Namaste, The mountain is fighting back. Gale force winds took out many of the camps at Camp 2, including all of our camp. Our sherpas were there and tried to hold the tents down, but they were unsuccessful. One of the tents was pulled straight up by the platform, snapped all […]

13
May

5/13/2007

Pheriche May 13, 2007 Happy Mother’s Day to all you Moms. God Bless you and your families. Bill Burke

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 […]