Brief Update-March 16th

March 16, 2017 I am at Base Camp. Stunning beauty. Very cold & windy.  No snow since Gokyo. Took 5 Sherpas 25 hours over 2 days to run lines from BC to C1. No internet & very little communication possible. Trying to get sat phones working. Love my team. Tomorrow I move to Intermediate Base […]


Audio File from March 11th

March 13, 2017 Hi Everyone- This is Lisa, Bill’s daughter who does his posting for him. He is doing great and should be  helicoptering into basecamp today.  I am traveling so this post from March 11th is delayed a few days. Audio Dispatch from March 11th Lisa


Article- Bill Burke: A Study in Tenacity

Gokyo March 10, 2017 Namaste Family & Friends: My good friend, Alan Arnette, has  just posted an article about my climb on his website. He asked some pretty searching questions about why I am here. The link is below, and I hope you will read it. If you are interested in “all things Everest,” as the […]


Good Vibrations

Namche Bazar March 6, 2017 Namaste Family & Friends: Channeling a famous Beach Boys’ tune, I’m feeling the good vibrations about this trip.  Everything seems to be functioning like clockwork, just as planned. On March 5, I was up at 5:30 am to get ready for the airport transport and a 7:30 am flight. Kathmandu […]