Another Day in Paradise

Burke-Khang Base Camp November 3, 2015 Namaste Family & Friends: Today is Garrett Madison’s 37th birthday. Happy Birthday Garrett! As a member of this tight climbing and trekking group, Garrett is more of a brother than a guide. We love you Garrett. Yesterday, we hiked up to Cho-Oyu Base Camp. Cho-Oyu is the 6th highest […]


The Best of Times, The Worst of Times

November 2, 2015 Burke-Khang Base Camp Namaste Family & Friends: On October 30, we all arrived at Burke-Khang Base Camp in fine form. We celebrated Halloween in even finer form, as you can see from the photos. In the afternoon, we had our Puja, which is a prayer ceremony led by a Lama, or Buddhist […]


Audio Report from Gokyo Lake #5

October 31, 2015 Gokyo Lake #5 Click below to listen to the audio report- wait a few seconds as the audio loads.


Day of Sorrow, Day of Joy

October 28, 2015 Gokyo Dear Family & Friends: This morning, Kathy Myers’ Mom passed away. Libby Amos was 100-years old and lived in an assisted living facility in LaPorte, Indiana. She recently fell and broke several ribs. She passed away in the hospital while talking to Kathy, who called her Mom on a satellite telephone […]