Episode 185: Porter Draft 2010

Over-The-Shoulder Boulder-Holder. Before leaving Askole for the beginning of the approach trek to Broad Peak and K2 the team turn their gear over to a large community of porters for transport up the Baltoro. Much like in Nepal...

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Episode 184: Off Road Adventures

Get Ready to Jump! Now in Skardu, Brian and the rest of the 2010 Broad Peak and K2 team pack up and drive the rough road to Askole. This final inhabited town is the drop-off point for the approach trek into Base Camp. The road...

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Episode 183: The Karakoram Highway

Keep Your Eyes on the Road. The 2010 K2 & Broad Peak expedition begins in earnest as Brian Block arrives in Islamabad, Pakistan to meet his team and collect his gear. The team then begins the long journey to K2 & Broad...

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Season 6 Introduction: K2 & Broad Peak

Beyond Everest. Today I am officially launching Season 6 of the show and so, as always, I think it’s best to give you an overview of what to expect. Over the past few years I’ve been able to show you the whole...

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Season 6 Update

Hi Everyone, Jon Miller here. I just wanted to give a quick update on Season 6. I was hoping to begin releasing episodes of the Broad Peak and K2 climb with Brian Block this month. As it turns out it will have to wait until the...

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Episode 182: The End of the 2010 Everest Kangshung Face Expedition

Full Circle, Again. We’ve made it back to Kathamndu and have had our Team Dinner. Everyone’s clean, in high spirits and healthy. As always, it’s time for a little reflection. As I was sitting in Kathmandu just...

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Season 5 Interviews Part 4

Jill, Geoffrey, Monika. There’s just one episode left of Season 5, but before we get to that I’d like to show everyone some extra material. Throughout the trek Chris Marquardt filmed interviews with everyone one of...

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Season 5 Interviews Part 3

Stefan, Shakeel, Nicole, Chris. There’s just one episode left of Season 5, but before we get to that I’d like to show everyone some extra material. Throughout the trek Chris Marquardt filmed interviews with everyone...

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Season 5 Interviews Part 2

Damion, Jon, Christine, Kevin. There’s just one episode left of Season 5, but before we get to that I’d like to show everyone some extra material. Throughout the trek Chris Marquardt filmed interviews with everyone...

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Season 5 Interviews Part 1

Dave, Erin, Thilo, Roger. There’s just one episode left of Season 5, but before we get to that I’d like to show everyone some extra material. Throughout the trek Chris Marquardt filmed interviews with everyone one of...

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Episode 181: Crossing The Beer Line

Cheers, Salud, Skål, Sláinte, Na Zdorovje, Pyunu Hos! Just a few more hours in Tibet before we head back to Nepal and close out this Everest Kangshung Face trek. Tonight we made it to Nyalam, a little town near the border...

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Kailash 2013 Photo Workshop Announcement

Our 2013 Photography Workshop will take us to beautiful Mt Kailash in western Tibet Workshop dates are May 16th-June 2nd 2013 $500 “early bird” discount for those who register before December 16th, 2012 Registration opens at...

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Episode 180: Tong La

It’s All Downhill From Here. We reached the last of our high points on this Everest adventure this afternoon by topping out on Tong La. At 17,000 feet (5200m) it’s either the last high point or the first high point...

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Episode 179: Hills, Sky, Clouds, Wooo!

A Lunar Landscape. We stopped for a “bio-break” along the Friendship Highway several hours after leaving Everest Base Camp. I think most people think of jagged peaks when they think of Tibet and the Everest region....

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Episode 178: Basecamp Buzzkill

Everest Evolution? Yesterday we finished the drive to Everest’s North Side and set up camp for a couple of nights at the Rongbuk Monastery. I’ve been here several times before and while the view looks the same (the...

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Episode 177: Travel Tips

So Long Everest. See You Tomorrow. The descent from Langma La ended up being the last of the long-distance hiking on our Kangshung Face trek. It was supposed to be split up into two days but we were forced to do it all in one...

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Episode 176: Langma La

Chivalry Is Not Dead. We packed up camp early this morning for the final ascent on our Kangshung Face trek: the push up Langma La, a 5400m (17,720 feet) pass that stood between us and the end of the trail. Luckily no one was...

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Episode 175: Hiccups & Demons

You Learn Something New Every Day. We may have visited Everest’s Kangshung Face, but the trek isn’t over. We still have to get home! Today we dismantled and left Camp Mango, my little home for half a week. The rest...

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Episode 174: Snow Day

NOT Anatomically Correct. The Team wakes to a surprise at Camp Teacup of a substantial amount of snow on the ground. In fact there’s so much snow that the departure for a return to Camp Mango is delayed by a few...

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Episode 173: Camp Mango, Camp Teacup

Content Is King? The Team safely returns to Camp Teacup after spending the morning exploring Everest’s East Face Base Camp. They made such good time there was still an entire afternoon for lounging and relaxing…and...

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