This season certainly hasn’t been gentle. There were 9 deaths on the mountain in May and another one last week, when a solo climber tumbled hundreds of feet to his death – on his summit day. (Read here)
In other news, our Combat Wounded Veterans team is down today. There were some medical issues but most of the team made it to 14,200. Check out photos of blisters and stinky equipment here.
I’m off in a couple of weeks again for a 12-day mountaineering course. I’m pleased to be working with Noah, a young, handsome, and extremely competent climber guide.