Mt. Everest: Mark Tucker and the Climbing Team Summit Kalapathar

Posted by: Mark Tucker, Dave Hahn, JJ Justman, Billy Nugent | April 15, 2014
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Everest
Elevation: 17,575'

Summit… of Kalapathar!  The team took on Kalapathar, and had a great payday of views galore.  Nice weather for most of the day.  The Sherpa team also benefited from weather as they are nearly done with all the makings of Camp 2.  One comment from a Sherpa that it was very hot in the Khumbu Icefall. Seems ironic.

The climbing team is gearing up for a possible early morning test run in the Icefall.  We’ll keep you posted.

RMI Guide Mark Tucker

Mt. Everest from the Kalapathar summit. Photo: RMI Collection

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Posted by: Jean Kumler on 4/17/2014 at 8:11 pm

Hi Kara
  I’m back home.  Had a really nice time in LA.  Was 85 there—-came home to 35 in Cleve. Your trip is looking amazing and beautiful and cold and challenging.
So glad it’s going well. Keep up the good work everyone
What an awesome experience.

Posted by: Jean Kumler on 4/17/2014 at 5:33 am

Nicole Lobiondo: Awesome news!!! Conquering the ice fall! Mountain Goddess prevails yet again. Stay safe and hope it is warm enough for now. Miss you. It just snowed in NYC and it is April. Love, Nic

Posted by: Nicole Howard on 4/16/2014 at 7:16 am

Dave & Team - safe travels in the ice falls and on up to C2.

Posted by: Mary C. on 4/16/2014 at 3:07 am

Big Dan is sending love Spork Chop! Finally have the new house all settled in and ready for you to destruct. Can’t wait for you to see it.

Posted by: Danny on 4/15/2014 at 11:41 am

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