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Patrick McKnight
Skier, swimmer, sailor, researcher, reader, programmer, runner, climber, drinker, survivor, and chef
Skier, swimmer, sailor, researcher, reader, programmer, runner, climber, drinker, survivor, and chef
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The final bit. Sorry for the delays but I had a ton of feedback on the draft and needed to resolve some incorrect statements/inferences. Should be all good now. Thanks for following.
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Post Everest Recap: Part #3 (of 3) - The Aftermath
The final part of this 3-part series recapping my Everest climb culminates in drama.  Below, I recount that drama in as much detail as I had available either by first-hand account (from my own eyes) or from other's first-hand accounts.  Errors in the detail...
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Part 2 of my 3-part recap of my Everest climb. Read, share, and comment as you see fit. Thanks for following.
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Post Everest Recap: Part #2 (of 3) - The Summit Push
The second part of a three part summary contains all the information worthy of print and public consumption.  If you missed Part 1, check it out  before reading further. The Summit Push After nearly a month waiting, walking, and wondering about our summit w...
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Finally! I am posting a full recap of the climb. Here is Part 1 of 3. Stay tuned for the summit details.
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Post Everest Recap: Part #1 (of 3) - The "Approach"
Over the next few days, I plan to provide a complete update of my climb along with pictures and some commentary.  The first part covers what I call the approach or rather what lead up to summit day; the second part I intend to have a complete recount of sum...
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A few hours before I depart: How to follow us on our climb
I take off in a little under 14 hours.  Before I depart for Kathmandu, I wanted to alert everyone about the various ways you can follow us while we climb.  We intend to post updates to Twitter because the Garmin InReach allows us to post to either Twitter o...
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Nervous energy spent writing a blog post. Why not?
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33 hours before departure: Some last-second thoughts before I head to KTM
I sit here somewhat anxious to get going.  Here is what I am doing.... 1.  My body thinks it is about 11:30am and yet my watch says 11:30pm.   Why?  I shifted my sleep time by 30 minutes each day over the past 20 days.  Before that shift, I went to bed ever...
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