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A Journey to Climb Farther Than the Eye Can See

Trek to Everest Base Camp

After a weeklong trek, we reached Everest basecamp, elevation 17,598 feet. We had just 11,431 feet to go, but it would take us more than two months to make it to the top.

A River of Ice - the Khumbu Icefall

A blind person's worst nightmare

Lhotse Face - 4000 Feet of Steep Ice

Our second major challenge. We faced a 3,690-foot wall of glacial blue ice rising at a 40 - 50 degree pitch.

The South Col - Death Zone

We’ve got to get to the summit and down as soon as possible.

The South Summit and Hillary Step

Six breaths a step.

Summit - 29,029 Feet - On Top of the World

After three months on the mountain and half a lifetime of preparation, we were on the top!