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Basecamp Grows as Team Hahn Test Upper Mountain
Posted on April 25, 2009

Everest Dispatch #33 April 25, 2009 Advanced Basecamp … 21,200 ft. N27’58.811′ E086’54.160′ By Dave Hahn Advanced Basecamp sits along a rocky moraine overlaying dense glacial ice. The rock comes from Everest’s immense and steep Southwest Face and a few million avalanches.

Dave Hahn’s Team Reaches Camp 2, 21,202 ft.
Posted on April 24, 2009

Everest Dispatch #32 April 24, 2009 Camp 1v… 19,867 ft. N27’59.246′ E086’52.688′ Camp 2 (aka ABC) … 21,202 ft. N27’58.811′ E086’54.160′ By Dave Hahn A couple of days ago we hit an important benchmark, and had a successful day for the team.

Melissa Arnot’s Ankle Recovers For Trip To Camp 2
Posted on April 23, 2009

Everest Dispatch #31 April 23, 2009 Everest Basecamp … 17,530 ft. By Melissa Arnot It always amazes me how much of a temperature extreme you can experience in the mountains. The last few days have been really good for me, as I left Basecamp and made my way to Camp 2.

Viesturs & Whittaker Work Route to Lhotse Face
Posted on April 22, 2009

Everest Dispatch #30 April 22, 2009 Everest Basecamp By Peter Whittaker When trekking into Everest Base Camp (BC) two weeks ago, it felt high, rugged, and hostile. Man, what a different perspective this morning, as Viesturs and I returned to BC

First Ascent Team Answers Your Questions
Posted on April 21, 2009

Written by sgriffith on April 15, 2009 Our class in Cashmere is in awe of the beauty and scenery. We wonder how often avalanches occur around you and does the constant rumbling of them keep you awake at night? Looks like it was a close avalanche and are happy no one was injured. Good luck […]

Icefall Collapse Delays Departure
Posted on April 21, 2009

Everest Dispatch #29 April 21, 2009 Everest Basecamp … 17,530 ft. By Dave Hahn The juniper and incense were lit; the smoke was going up to the gods, the prayer flags were waving. I buckled the chinstrap on my helmet, stuffed my big down parka and threw my pack on my back.

Dave Hahn Preps For Climb To Camp I
Posted on April 20, 2009

Everest Dispatch #28 April 20, 2009 Everest Basecamp … 17,530 ft. By Dave Hahn A few gusts of wind plowed through camp early this morning. Not enough to really test our First Ascent tents, just enough to remind that we, and those tents, will get all the test we can handle soon enough.