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A Journey to Climb Farther Than the Eye Can See
Trek to Everest Base Camp
After a weeklong trek, we reached Everest basecamp, elevation 17,598 feet. We had just 11,431 feet to go, but it would take us more than two months to make it to the top.
A River of Ice - the Khumbu Icefall
A blind person's worst nightmare
Lhotse Face - 4000 Feet of Steep Ice
Our second major challenge. We faced a 3,690-foot wall of glacial blue ice rising at a 40 - 50 degree pitch.
The South Col - Death Zone
We’ve got to get to the summit and down as soon as possible.
The South Summit and Hillary Step
Six breaths a step.
Summit - 29,029 Feet - On Top of the World
After three months on the mountain and half a lifetime of preparation, we were on the top!
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