Acclimatization Rotations

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IMG-20180505-WA0001(The┬áteam this morning at EBC. Keep Ciera, the girl on the far right , front row in your thoughts as she developed a heart condition and was airlifted out this morning. She says being at the Nepalese hospital is more scary than being on Everest, but she’s resting and is scheduled to see a cardiologist tomorrow.)

John┬áspent the past week acclimatizing up high in preparation for his summit bid. He and much of his team worked their way up Everest to spend nights at camps 1, 2, and 3 and touched at 24,000 ft (Everest is 29,029 ft for those of us that should know but keep forgetting and have to re-google every few days). I’d add my own commentary, but John is in Basecamp now and hopes to hike down lower to a town that may have WiFi in the morning, so I’m hopeful he’ll be able to provide more accurate info and pictures. I’ll just leave you with a picture of our super cute doggo wearing his brand new tie. He got it last night and is pretty excited.

-Laurel

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8 Responses

    • Laurel

      If we’re calling Florida home, then yes. I’ll be back in Tennessee in June when John gets home.

      • The Edge

        Awesome for you and great to read your reports.

  1. Mark Hargett

    Laurel,

    Please let John know that prayers are continuing for him during this climb. Hope you are well as I know waiting for news is difficult.

    Mark Hargett

  2. Boz

    Praying for John’s safe summit and descent.

  3. Kelly Bailey

    So happy to have an update! Love that sweet puppy!! And his bowtie….very cool!!!!