Finally got round to cleaning the old walking boots today and contemplating what could be next?
I have to say congratulations to Steve Berry, whilst our group got as far as Everest Base Camp and Mount Kala Patthar, Steve was preparing himself to make the climb to the very top of Mount Everest. I can only imagine how tough that could have been. His last attempt 3 years ago ended prematurely, not far from the end, due to the tragic death of one of his party.
By absolute coincidence it seems that Steve lives literally one street away from me, I want to meet up with him, so if anyone reads this blog I would be grateful if you would pass on my details.
Our local newspaper, the South Shields Gazette has also reported about Steve’s trip: