Ueli and Don arrive at Everest ABC

17 May, by Barb in 2011 Everest, Blog, Expeditions

May 17, 2011. Ueli and Don have arrived at Mount Everest Advanced Base Camp (6500m) on the North (Tibet) side of the mountain. The two will spend the next few days monitoring conditions and weather for their attempt. Check back regularly for updates and photos!



Ueli and Don Summit Cho Oyu!

05 May, by Barb in Blog

May 5, 2011 Phone dispatch to Don’s web team:  Don called via sat phone to report that Ueli and he had summited Cho Oyu on May 5th! They are on their way down to Base Camp. Dispatch with more details will follow soon!



Phone Dispatch from Cho Oyu

28 Apr, by Arlene in Blog

April 27, 2011 (10:32 PM MDT) Phone Dispatch from Don: ”Ueli and I left Nyalam and arrived at Intermediate Camp of Cho Oyu on April 25th. On the 26th we went to base camp at 5700 meters. We are at Camp 1 now at 6400…



Video: Don and Ueli Talk About the Summit

27 Apr, by Barb in 2011 Shishapangma, Blog, Videos

April 27, 2011 Check out this video with Don and Ueli talking about the Shisha Pangma summit! They  talked about the decision for Ueli to summit alone in the amazing “weather window” they had for a short time. “I didn’t expect to go to summit,”…



The Yakmen Cometh: Ueli Summits Shishapangma

19 Apr, by Barb in Blog

April 19th, 2011   That’s right- the Shishapangma Expedition is over, the yaks already on their way. In 2 days Ueli and I will be back in Nyalam preparing for our Cho Oyu climb. If you’re surprised by the fact that only 5 days ago we…