Category Archives: Everest

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HP Conference in Las Vegas

20th June 2007 When Hewlett Packard invited us to give a keynote speech infront of over 2,000 people in Las Vegas, my first reaction was ‘Oh no, not Vegas!’ Now that I am back in England I can honestly say that it was great fun. The only negative thing was that it was just too […]

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Hathersage Lecture – Peak District

4th May 2007 When I was asked by Mary and Michael Bailey to come and speak at the Memorial Hall, in aid of the Hathersage Outdoor Swimming Pool Fund, I accepted at once. I adore Hathersage and have been visiting for years, mainly to rock climb or boulder on the gritstone edges with friends over […]

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‘Brothers on Everest’ at the RGS

7th December 2006 Tom and his brother Ben gave a lecture on their recent Everest Ascent on Thursday 7th December. Tickets SOLD OUT and the event was a roaring success. 750 people were present and £3,477.02 was raised for the Rosemary Foundation Charity.

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SE Ridge on Everest – 2006

11 July 2006 My first attempt on Everest was in 2004 with a team climbing from the more remote northern side in Tibet. We became trapped in a violent storm at 7,900m. The storm lasted two days and we were forced to retreat – 8 climbers lost their lives above us. At the time, I […]

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Everest Expedition – Nepal – 2006

My first attempt on Everest was in 2004 with a team climbing from the more remote northern side in Tibet. We became trapped in a violent storm at 7,900m where 8 climbers lost their lives above us. The storm lasted two days and we were forced to retreat. At the time, I vowed never to […]

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Everest May 2006 – Blog and Diary

10 July 2006 Everest May 2006 – Copy of Blog and Diary Congratulations on such an amazing and deserved feat! We can’t wait for the de-brief. Hermione and James Tilbury pete and i just back from a 10 day silent meditation retreat… not quite as hard as climbing everest but surely not far off… just […]

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Everest April 2006 – Blog and Diary

27 April 2006 Back at Base Camp 27/4/06 Back at BC after two nights up at Camp 1. Camp 1 is at the top of the icefall at 6000m and at the start of the Western Cwm. We had good clear weather and could see all the way up to the Lhotse Face and even […]