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Whittaker and Hahn Return Safely to Base Camp
Posted on May 27, 2010

RMI has reported that First Ascent guide Dave Hahn and Leif Whittaker have arrived safely back at Base Camp and reunited with the team. The group is packing up camp and will begin their trek to Lukla shortly.

Whittaker and Hahn to Arrive at Base Camp Tomorrow
Posted on May 26, 2010

RMI has just reported that First Ascent guide Seth Waterfall, Michael Brown, Casey Grom and Scott Jones have returned to Base Camp after a night at Camp II. First Ascent guide Dave Hahn and Leif Whittaker spent the night at Camp IV after summiting

Melissa Arnot and David Morton Assist With Rescues on Descent to Base Camp
Posted on May 25, 2010

By Melissa Arnot Often the hardest part of a climbing expedition is never what you expect it to be. That was certainly true for David and me. After two months of climbing towards the summit of Mount Everest, on May 23, David and I were able to reach the top.

Whittaker, Hahn and Team Check In From South Col
Posted on May 25, 2010

Transcription: Michael Brown Well we’re back to the South Col. I wasn’t able to get a satellite signal on the ridge, perhaps because it’s the border with China and Nepal.

Leif Whittaker Follows Father’s Footsteps to the Top of the World
Posted on May 24, 2010

RMI has just reported that Leif Whittaker has stepped onto the summit of Mt. Everest. It was the culmination of a lifelong dream, and the fulfillment of a family legacy. Forty-seven years ago, on May 1, 1963, Leif’s father, Jim, became the first American to reach the top of the world’s highest mountain.

Whittaker and Hahn check in from South Summit
Posted on May 24, 2010

RMI reports that Leif Whittaker, Dave Hahn and the rest of the First Ascent team are in great shape on the South Summit where they are changing oxygen bottles. First Ascent guide Seth Waterfall went ahead to keep from getting too cold so he’s now on the Hilary Step.

Leif Whittaker and Team Arrive At The Balcony
Posted on May 24, 2010

RMI has just reported that Leif Whittaker, Dave Hahn and team are presently at the Balcony where they are changing oxygen bottles under calm winds and clear skies. We’ll keep you updated as we receive more information throughout the evening.