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Everest Dispatch #90 May 30, 2009 Kathmandu By Dave Hahn What a difference a day or two can make. The First Ascent team walked out of Namche and down through the farms and fields of Phak Ding the other morning.
Everest Dispatch #89 May 27, 2009 Namche, Nepal By Dave Hahn The cyclone pushed us out of Everest Basecamp. Early yesterday morning, it tried to crush us in our tents. Heavy, wet snow was falling at the rate of perhaps three inches per hour.
Everest Dispatch #88 May 25, 2009 Everest Basecamp By Dave Hahn I don’t think I’ve ever seen an Everest season end so early or so abruptly. It began snowing hard at basecamp at around 6 a.m., and that has continued without pause for the entire day.
Everest Dispatch #87 May 24, 2009 Everest Basecamp ’09 Pre-Monsoon Climbing Season There are two distinct sounds that jar me away from the day-to-day life at Basecamp and instantly remind me of the sobering landscape in which we are living.
Everest Dispatch #86 May 24, 2009 Basecamp By Dave Hahn I was perplexed this morning at ABC. Shouldn’t a night’s sleep have healed all wounds and refreshed me enough to seize one more Everest day?
Team Hahn Summit Day Audio Dispatch #02 Everest Dispatch #85 6:00pm May 23 Nepal Time [audio:Audio-Dispatch-1630PM-052309.mp3]