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25
Apr

4/25/2007

Hello, Bill just called from Camp 2. He reported they went up again through Khumba Icefall and stayed at camp 1, then went on to Camp 2 two nights ago. Took a little hike yesterday. It was early morning when he called and today will climb to Camp 3, which is not set up yet […]

22
Apr

4/22/2007

Everest Base Camp April 22, 2007 Namaste The rock piles are white! Yesterday afternoon, we had an unexpected snowstorm and EBC is covered with snow. Nice change. In order to keep our bodies in shape and give us something to do, Mark, Bruce and I hiked back down to Gorak Shep and had a nice […]

20
Apr

4/20/2007

Everest Base Camp April 19, 2007 Namaste On April 16, we moved from Everest Base Camp (“EBC”) up through the Khumbu Icefall to Camp I (19,400 feet). We spent the night at Camp I and on April 17 we moved to Camp II (21,500 feet) . Camp II, also known as Advanced Base Camp, will […]

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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, […]