While on assignment on Mt. Everest, I shared my journey with thousands of students from the ePals global community in real-time. It was quite challenging to film a reality show, produce content and connect with students every step of the way. In the end we succeeded and stood on top of the world for the 2nd time, I even managed to dance on the summit at the request of the students.
ePals Everest Challenge
I put this little video together for everyone out there that wants to join our interactive learning adventure to the top of the world!
The City of Kathmandu
We made it to Kathmandu, the launch point of all Everest expeditions.
Today we visited ChildHaven International just outside of Kathmandu. We built a school and well in memory of my friend Dr. Egan.
Kathmandu to the Himalayas
The expedition has officially begun! We’re off to the Himalayas.
How to follow the expedition
Wondering how to follow the expedition? Here’s how.
Dr. Sean Egan
The heart and soul of FindingLife: the story of my mentor and friend who passed away on while attempting to summit the world’s tallest mountain.
The Khumbu Icefall
The Khumbu Icefall is an icefall located at the head of the Khumbu Glacier and the foot of the Western Cwm, which lies at an altitude of 5,486 metres on the Nepali slopes of Mount Everest, not far above Base Camp and southwest of the summit. Here’s a bit of what we experienced today.
How to climb Everest
Ever wondered how to climb to the top of the world? This short video outlines the strategy we are putting in place to reach the top.
The Lhotse Face
Today we scaled the Lhotse face and topped out at 24, 000ft above sea level. We’re getting closer to reaching our goal of reaching the summit.
It’s on! The FInal Summit
It’s on! We’re on our way to the top of the world.
Shoutout to the students from Camp 2
A little message of inspiration to all of the students in the ePals Global Community.
Camp 4 Sunset
We made it to 8000m above sea level at camp 4 and we’re ready to begin our climb to the summit. Check out these incredible views!
We made it! We summit Mt. Everest! And as I promised… a little dance on the highest point on Earth.
It’s like a dream come true, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest for the 2nd time. I’m incredibly grateful to have shared and lived this experience with all of you. Until next time, reach for the stars, and climb!