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Tag Archives: base camp

Nepali Style

  Freddie and Kevin on summit ridge     Kevin entering the mixed upper headwall.         I have been home now for less than two days and I must admit they have been spent simply hanging out with my family.  Getting up at 4am with Eliza, our one year old, is a [...]

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A few days to rest.

Day 17 (away from home). Heard from Kevin briefly a little earlier this evening. Enough coverage to learn that things are still going well. They have been at advanced base camp (around 19,000′) for the past several days acclimatizing and staring at the cold, snowy, icy face. Kevin said it kind of looks like Cannon [...]

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So far so good.

Satellite phones are a new addition to the Mahoney family. Not that we actually own one, but this is the first climbing expedition that Kevin has ever been on where he has had access to one. As the wife at home with 2 little ones, the fact that Daddy can “check in” every few days [...]

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