extremely triumphant day today, with the safe arrival of Randy, Tom
Taplin, Roland, Patrick, Ken, Dan and all the Sherpas and gear in
The Sherpas and
Porters amazed us by walking into base camp carrying enormous loads!
Lahkpah Sherpa carried an incredible 10 tents, three stoves plus his
own personal gear! His pack weighed easily 60 kgs(120lbs).
Jay made a huge mistake today - he
hadn't eaten for two days, was ravenous and discovered a jar of
peanut butter and a bowl of popcorn in the mess tent. You can guess