Hey Everyone,

I’m sitting here now in a hotel in Bangkok reflecting on the enormity of the last two months is somewhat overwhelming.  We summited just 5 days ago but already it seems somewhat far off. Our summit push was intense at times, yet spread over a week.  During that time I shot so many photos and a ton of video, and am just now able to go through it all.  Neal and I will be working on a documentary film project of the trip this summer, so stay tuned for that.  In the meantime I relish the wonderful memory of the trip and already look forward to more adventures in the Himalaya.  Congrats to our client Ephi on a solid effort and great summit.  Way to go!

This is what out last week on Everest looked like:
May 15th- Climbed up through the Khumbu Icefall to Camp II
May 16th- Rest day at Camp II
May 17th- Climbed the lower Lhotse Face to Camp III- gorgeous sunset and night at CIII- first time on O2
May 18th- Climbed up the Lhotse face, through the Yellow Band and Geneva Spur to Camp IV at the South Col.  Rested for 8 hours then attempted Everest Summit- turned around at 11:30 pm by snow and wind.  Back to tents at South Col to rest for almost 24 hours more.
May 19th- Left tents at 10 pm for summit.  Climbed well and fast, passing dozens of climbers between Col and South summit
May 20th- summited at 7:55 am with perfect weather and snow conditions.  Back at South Col camp IV at 1 pm
May 21st- Descended to Camp II
May 22nd- Descend through the Khumbu Icefall for the last time to BC

With all that said here is a look at some of the highlights of the final push.

Enjoy and thanks for reading.



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