Bonus Episode: Tips From The Top Floor Everest 2010 Teaser

https://googledrive.com/host/0B7avdjh4X856U0dOekxKQWdlS28/tfttf-2010-teaser.mp4 Chris Beat Me To It! Here is the first teaser video from our Everest 2010 Trek & Photography Workshop hosted my Chris Marquardt, Monika Andrae...

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Live From The Himalayas: EverestTheTrek.com

https://googledrive.com/host/0B7avdjh4X856enRVc3NNUUpjTEk/episode2010_01.mp4 Jon is currently in Kathmandu getting ready to return to Everest in April and May 2010 Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 3:30 — 6.9

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Episode 135: Real Surreal Reality

Hilarious Hypoxia. Visiting at any base camp on Everest gives you an entirely new appreciation for high altitude mountaineering. You’re always a bit hypoxic here, and it only gets worse as you move uphill. I’ve...

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Episode 134: Shhh…It Happens At Base Camp

Can Anyone Say “Sherpa Shortcut”? This fine morning at BC just keeps getting better. We’ve been able to see climbers going up the Icefall for hours. It really puts the landscape in perspective when you see a...

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Episode 133: Meanwhile On Kala Patthar

Two Different Places At The Same Time. Morning here at Base Camp was truly glorious. Those of us here are going to hang out a bit, but the rest of the group is on their way up Kala Patthar. As we walked into BC yesterday the...

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Episode 132: An Unbelievable Base Camp Surprise

Definitely A Day Worthy To Call Mom About. We made it! Yes, we’re a considerably smaller group now, but we’re here–and my friend Dawa is here. What a charmed life I lead. I know the other three guys I’m...

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Episode 131: High Peaks & High Aspirations

This Is Exactly Why I Came. Continuing onward towards Gorak Shep we finally hit the mother lode–an endless panorama of the World’s highest mountains. Leaving Lobuche so early this morning, I think, made everyone a...

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Episode 130: A True Living Legend

Would You Like Some Yak Cheese To Go With That Whine? We all woke up very early today, because we need to maximize our trekking time. Today, some of us will make it to base camp. It’s a very exciting day but I am just NOT...

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Episode 129: The Ultimate Sacrifice

Proof That Climbing Everest WIll Always Be Dangerous. As we continued towards Lobuche today we finally made it to the Everest Memorial, a collection of cairns dedicated to those who have lost their lives on the mountain. This is...

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Episode 128: Immortalized In Nepal

Happy Birthday Magan! Believe it or not, the weather cleared last night and we were able to continue our journey towards Base Camp. We figure it was Nature’s birthday gift to Megan as today is actually her birthday! How...

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Episode 127: You CAN Hear Me Now

No Tea, No SMS. We finally got the sat phone working today but not without help and an important lesson learned from another Dingboche proprietor. Sonam and I needed to get in touch with Babu back in Kathmandu but we...

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Episode 126: A Death In The Family

An Absolute Tragedy. While on an acclimatization hike today a message came down from base camp containing the worst news possible. Tendi’s brother has died higher up on Everest. Tendi is our pacesetter – the guide at...

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Episode 125: A Sherpa Sense Of Humor

Yes, Definitely A Snow Man. We woke up this morning in Dingboche to a rest day and John Fera’s birthday. We had already planned to throw a small party for John but our staff had something more “festive” in...

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Episode 124: A Change In The Air

A Familiar Face. The rest of the hike to Dingboche had a little bit of everything. We enjoyed trees, tundra, flat sections, steep sections, hot temps, cold temps, sunshine and snow! It was one of those days that almost all...

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Episode 123: Tengboche

The Wheel Keeps On Turning. We did make it to the little town of Tengboche last night and took a tour of the monastery there this morning. It really is wonderful to get to spend some time in a monastery up here, so far away from...

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Episode 122: Nice Lens, Baby

Photo Geeks. We left Namche this morning and resumed our upward progress. Along the way Chris broke out his Lens Baby and we had a blast shooting video with it. As Chris has always said, one of the best reasons to join one of...

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Episode 121: Sat Phone Conundrum

What We’ve Got Here Is A Failure To Communicate. Since today was a rest day here in Namche, I decided to test our satellite gear. It doesn’t work. Whenever I visit Everest I always bring some technology that allows...

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Episode 120: Namche Bazaar

Wolfes And Wildcards. We woke up to our first morning here in Namche and another stunning view right out of our tents. In fact the view is so beautiful it makes yesterday’s difficulties fade away to a distant memory. Well,...

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Episode 119: Stairmasters

Happily Exhausted. The rest of the day’s trekking has finally brought us to the town of Namche Bazaar. Namche is fairly well-known since it serves as the gateway to the Everest region here in Nepal. The town is built into...

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Episode 118: Photos Just Don’t Do It…

“In Person” Is Important. The podcast has been a great tool to get people around the world familiar with the Everest region. But this morning it became clear there’s no competition for personal experience. We...

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