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Mountain Link's J.J. Justman team summits Mount Everest from Bend Oregon!
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Katmandu street scene when we arrived.


Lhawang and friends.


A glimpse of Everest


On the trail to Namche Bazaar


Namche Bazaar


Little ones in Namche


Yak train on the trail


Its the beef!


Chef Dawa in action


Everest far left and Ama Dablam far right


Yak, chillin'


JJ in front!


Goat meat snack


Matt, Laura and Ama Dablam


Blessing the tools


The Mountain Link Sherpa crew


Ritchie the General Manager


Climbin' through the Kumbu Ice Fall


Don't look down JJ!


JJ: "Ma, ya got me?"


Tendee Sherpa and Helping Hand JJ


Joe on the ladder


Mount Everest


Climbing near Base Camp


Another 3,000 feet to go!


JJ climbing thru yellow band above camp 3


JJ and Craig re-hydrate in their in tent at South Col


Craig and Dawa coming towards the summit


The Hillary Step then onto the summit of Everest


JJ and Lhawang above Hillary step climbing towards summit


Looking back to the south summit of Everest


JJ and Lhawang on the Summit


Craig and Tendee on the Summit

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