Brig, James and Tommy rest at Rongbuk, as Brig realizes that he now has something to live for.
The road to Rongbuk was treacherous, and even the Jeep’s heavily chained tires occasionally had difficulty finding traction. There were several times Brig thought he would have to abandon the vehicle and walk the rest of the distance to the monastery, but each time the jeep dug in, and Brig was able to continue. TheContinue reading “The Death Zone – Chapter 11.11”
Brig and James reach Tingri.
Brig spent November working out and getting stronger. His progress was slow at first, but as he acclimatized and his body healed he became eager to get moving toward Everest Base Camp (EBC). It had been an unusually cold November, and the snow and ice had piled up around the city. James tried to convinceContinue reading “Lhasa – Chapter 10.9”