Episode 061: The End Of The Expedition

Share the video Facebook Twitter Google+ Email Embed Copy and paste this HTML code into your webpage to embed. One Door Closes, Another Opens. The last two days in Kathmandu were some of the most exciting of my life. It was a...

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Episode 060: Packing Up And Shipping Out

Share the video Facebook Twitter Google+ Email Embed Copy and paste this HTML code into your webpage to embed. Goodbye Everest. Goodbye Chomolungma. We all woke up early this morning to finish packing and strike the camp....

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Episode 059: Bartertown

Share the video Facebook Twitter Google+ Email Embed Copy and paste this HTML code into your webpage to embed. Getting Ready For Goodbye. This was the last afternoon and Ben and I took advantage of it by visiting the Tibetan...

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Episode 058: Puppies and Lamas

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Episode 057: Unsung Heros

Share the video Facebook Twitter Google+ Email Embed Copy and paste this HTML code into your webpage to embed. Let Them Have Cake! I spent the morning today doing what I should have done a while ago: filming Dawa and Pempa as...

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Episode 056: The Last Hurrah

Share the video Facebook Twitter Google+ Email Embed Copy and paste this HTML code into your webpage to embed. Off With Their Beards! This afternoon our camp was buzzing with activity. Quite literally, actually! See, I seem to...

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Episode 055: The Young Ones

Share the video Facebook Twitter Google+ Email Embed Copy and paste this HTML code into your webpage to embed. “Well, We Got This Done.” This morning, Jess Roskelley visited our camp. He’s a friend of...

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Episode 054: A Summit A Day Keeps The Doctor In Pay

Share the video Facebook Twitter Google+ Email Embed Copy and paste this HTML code into your webpage to embed. Chronic Freezing. After we had caught up with Ben for a bit, Doktor Dima from the St Petersburg team came over for an...

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Episode 053: …Safe and Sound

Share the video Facebook Twitter Google+ Email Embed Copy and paste this HTML code into your webpage to embed. Theft In The Death Zone. The evening keeps getting more interesting. Now that Ben’s back, we have had the...

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Episode 052: Back Home…

Share the video Facebook Twitter Google+ Email Embed Copy and paste this HTML code into your webpage to embed. I Didn’t Die At Base Camp. It has been an intense few days out here. Ben is safe at ABC and resting up for the...

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Episode 051: A Different Atmosphere

Share the video Facebook Twitter Google+ Email Embed Copy and paste this HTML code into your webpage to embed. These Guys Know How To Party. Immediately after finishing my radio conversation with Ben, I grabbed the camera and...

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Episode 050: May 22nd, Summit Day

THE TOP. Everyone, it is with great pleasure and slightly misty eyes that I get to tell you that the team has made it to the top of Mount Everest and has safely descended to the comfort of their tent at Camp 4 (8300 meters)!!!!!...

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Episode 049: May 21st, Camp 4

“Ya Gotta Love Climbing!” Today the team is heading up to Camp 4 from Camp 3. This means they are firmly planting themselves into the famous “death zone.” Cue scary music. At least I think they’re...

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Episode 048: May 20th, Camp 3

What’s The Frequency Kenneth? I spent the morning today trying to get in touch with my friend Julian. His parents had contacted me and were terribly worried about him. I knew Ben, Lhawang and Lhakpa were alright, climbing...

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Episode 047: Onward & Upward

The Summit Push Begins. I tried and tried to get in touch via radio with Ben today, with no luck. As far as I know, the guys are heading up to 7900 meters today. This is all very disconcerting for me. I know that I can’t...

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Episode 046: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

“We Got The Sh*t Kicked Out Of Us.” I finally spoke to Ben this evening at 5pm Nepali time. He was at ABC resting after getting pretty weather-beaten higher up on the mountain. However, he’s doing just fine and...

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Episode 045: The Russian Concert

Does Anyone Know ‘Free Bird’? Tonight a bunch of us gathered at the St Petersburg camp and enjoyed an evening of music. It was one of those things. At first someone said they wished we had a guitar, then someone...

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Episode 044: Predicting The Future

Is The Window Opening? One of the specific terms that gets thrown around in Everest conversations at BC is “Weather Window”. This is referring to the coveted series of nice days where people will be safest to push to...

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Episode 043: 20,000 Leagues Above The Sea

Bob’s Your Uncle. Today I spent most of my time filming over at the Royal Navy and Royal Marines (RNRM) camp. What an amazing operation they have out here! They are a really good group of people and I’m proud to know...

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Episode 042: A Day In The Life

Stone Throne. Many people have asked: When you’re in the wilderness for months at a time, what’s the toilet situation like at Everest? Well, as I’ve said before, it’s better than you’d expect and...

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