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Shane Jones
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A Kathmandu Legend
I had the pleasure to meet one of the great Everest Kathmandu legends today. Jim and I were sitting in his room talking when he received a phone call that Miss Elizabeth Hawley was downstairs wanting to speak to him. Miss Hawley's worked for Reuters as a re...
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A Few Pictures
Barbara the Buddhist Me and Jetha The Trek Yak Barbara the Buddhist The Trek In Namche Bazar Mohan the Big Boss Sherab, Lakpa, Rita, her son, Mohan, and Us The Funniest Monks in the Khumbu Beer and Puja Barbara, Martin, and Scott at Puja Karma and Jetha - T...
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The Return Home
After three long days of walking thirty-five miles and one flight we have arrived back in Kathmandu. It's much warmer here now. We were both exhausted from the journey and hungry, so we immediately showered and went to have two vegan pizzas and then napped ...
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The Sherpa Decision
We had great news this morning when we heard that Barbara and Nima Tashi summit Loboche. They did it in fine style too summiting in about 5 hours from high camp. We expect them back later today. I'm very pleased and proud of Barbara. She accomplished her go...
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The Sherpa Decision
We had great news this morning when we heard that Barbara and Nima Tashi summit Loboche. They did it in fine style too summiting in about 5 hours from high camp. We expect them back later today. I'm very pleased and proud of Barbara. She accomplished her go...
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The Sherpa Decision
We had great news this morning when we heard that Barbara and Nima Tashi summit Loboche. They did it in fine style too summiting in about 5 hours from high camp. We expect them back later today. I'm very pleased and proud of Barbara. She accomplished her go...
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Another Day At Base Camp
The sun was out this morning and warmed things. Maybe even the mood is starting to shift some too, but no decisions have been made yet as to when and if climbing will resume. Many of the Sherpa have gone home or to the memorial services that will be taking ...
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Post Accident
It was a gray and snowy today at Base Camp. Fitting for the somber mood in camps today. A few recovery flights were flown to bring more bodies down to Base Camp. Not something I find interesting to watch. It's just damn awful. Some teams lost more than othe...
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Ice Fall Accident Update
T oday has been a very sad day here in Base Camp. Casualties will be higher than what's been reported on the news so far. No doubt it will be the biggest disaster in Everest history. All day we have watched the rescues and the bodies being recovered. Again ...
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Accident Update
There was a very bad avalanche accident in the Ice Fall today. Many people are still missing. We are all safe here at our Base camp. Four of our guys were up high when the avalanche happened, but were able to get safely back to camp. We are hoping for the b...
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