Everest 2019!

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Denali 2019!

From Everest to....Denali! Follow our later season Denali expedition here! Denali Team Location! https://share.garmin.com/ScottWoolums

High Winds, No Summit!

No Summit, but we're back down and safe! John and I made a decision to turn around just below Camp 3 on the north side. High winds on the...

View from Camp 2!

Just poked my head out the tent and...wow...nice view!

Yahoo from 25,000 ft.!

Yahoo from 25,000 ft.! Have not been able to post for a few days as we have not had an internet connection, duh! But what a surprise when...

Moving up to ABC Today!

Lots of wind in the forecast! We're launching today for ABC at 21,000 ft. on a 7 to 10 day rotation up high, hopefully up to the summit...

Quick Update from Base Camp...

We have descended to bc, not real comfortable with the short window on 23 and maybe 24. By the 25th winds again shoot up out of limits. A...

Sherpas made it to high camp this morning!

After a long waiting game, we're ready. Perfect weather this morning so looks like time to start moving up! From here it's 7 or 8 days to...

In Base Camp...

Back from a short trip to 19k. Now we wait and watch the weather. Still need a few elements in place before going up...fixed lines and O2...

A long tough week!

Yahoo, back at base camp yesterday afternoon! Can actually breathe again. A good rotation up high with 2 trips to 23,000 ft. Both of us...

Rongbuk Monastery

Beautiful day, actually hiked downhill to the very old Rongbuk Monastery. Joined our Sherpas in a blessing ceremony. Tomorrow we leave...

Puja Ceremony at Base Camp today

Awesome and important Sherpa ceremony here at base camp. Lots of chanting, prayers, blessings and celebration. A tradition before going...

Long acclimitization hike today!

Up to almost 20,000 ft on a peak up in a beautiful valley near base camp. Also sent up 25 yaks to ABC camp, our next destination....

Base Camp Life

Enjoyed a late sunny breakfast. Then off for a hike up along the Rongbuk Glacier.

Everest Base Camp!

Arrived yesterday afternoon to some snowy weather. Short hike today above camp for some great views of the Rongbuk glacier and Mt. Everest.

Driving to Base Camp.

Crossing a 17,000 ft pass along the way, meeting some Tibetans selling prayer flags. Amazing view! Unfortunately to many clouds to see...