The walk out was very strange. First to see the tents being dismantled and barrels loaded onto yaks. Everywhere you looked, across the whole base camp, someone was lifting a […]
A couple summit pics
OK- Many more to come but I’m in a bad internet cafe in Kathamandu and I’ve lost the cord to my laptop. These pics were emailed to me by Oskar […]
The true story of my Everest Toe Nail (ETN)
I recently read Marshal Ulrich’s book ‘Running on Empty’ (http://marshallulrich.com/). The man is an endurance machine and I appreciated the introspection he included. Marshall also had all of his toe […]
Summit Push Recap
[update 5/24: There are a number of summit pictures on: https://picasaweb.google.com/wolpin] I’m not sure how to start this. What a trip! I’m in my tent at base camp, on hold with […]
SAFELY DOWN to Base Camp!!
SWEETFCers, Kelly here with a final update: Let the party begin!!!!!! Seth is now safe and sound at base camp, coughing a lot but soothing his throat with a much […]
Descending… now at Camp IV
Hello SWEETFCers, I just heard from Seth again – it’s just after 10pm on Thursday in Seattle and he’s back down to Camp IV. He’s exhausted but sounds great. Here […]
Descending… sleeping at Camp III
Happy Friday the 13th, SWEETFCers! Kelly here with another update: What a frustrating day for the Blogger website to go down for maintenance! I know a lot of folks have […]
At the top of the world!!!!
What a day, SWEETFCers!Kelly here with very exciting news!!At 5:25am on Friday morning in Nepal, Seth stood on the summit of Everest!!!! I got the briefest of phone calls from […]
The Summit Push!!
SWEETFCers- Kelly here with another update: I heard from Seth around 1:00 this morning, calling from Camp IV. He said it took six and a half hours of jumaring to […]
Camp III and movin’ on up!
Good morning SWEETFCers, Kelly here with another update: Seth made it safely to Camp III (23,700 ft) last night after a long, slow trudge up the Lhotse Face. He said […]