Monthly Archives: September 2011

health update: some helpful statistics

Some of you have heard I was sick again this week and have asked how I’m doing. Today I feel like I’m slowly stepping out of the woods–still a bit nauseous, weak and dehydrated, but thankfully no longer throwing up. … Continue reading

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a blur of pictures: the fast and furious first quarter

we returned to India at the end of July; greeted by the rain of monsoons, surrounded by the aroma of mold and mildew.  the green menace appeared in the most unlikely places: on toilet paper rolls, on the insides of … Continue reading

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bandarpunch: returnings

bethany crosses the ice bridge The next morning we awoke with a new spring in our step, skipped breakfast and headed back down the glacier. After lunch at ABC we moved on to BC for the night, excited about the … Continue reading

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bandarpunch: summit camp and attempts

After our day of rest we left ABC and made good time getting to place at the bottom of the glacier where we had turned back two days earlier. Then we roped up for the first time to climb the … Continue reading

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