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Message from Blair

March 9, 2012

Ebc blog 🙂 Another sub zero wake up but not a cloud in the sky and 360 degree mountains, again feeling we are walking with the gods!, today we were off the beaten track, even our guide with 15 years up here had not done this track. We started off saying goodbye to the cooks and Sridhar then off, we crossed yak pastures which had a distinct Scottish flavor with stone fences and huts, then crossing a landslide which Dave tried to make happen again by pushing rocks off!!!, then crossed a glacier which was awesome. But alas we were crossing new ground and could not find a river crossing so our 3 hour shortcut turned into a 6 hour marathon which can I say seriously kicked all our butts!! So I am now sitting in Dingboche at 4343 meters enjoying the sun in a teahouse rock on!!! The boys have recovered and this has been our biggest day so far!!! See you all soon, Blair

10 Comments leave one →
  1. Hans Ording permalink
    March 9, 2012 11:41 am

    Keep on trucking. Short cuts dont allways work. Enjoy it all. Well done son. Love Dad.

  2. Karen Boyne permalink
    March 9, 2012 4:15 pm

    Fabulous that you are conquering all quests thus far. Keep it up Blair! xxxx

  3. Dianne Ording permalink
    March 9, 2012 5:13 pm

    So glad all going well with everyone – looking forward to the photo’s!!!! – take care and enjoy the sun – love Ma xx

  4. Gary Wert Snr. permalink
    March 9, 2012 11:30 pm

    hey blair you sure kicked buts goin into 3 x comin out 6 blimey teddy mates anyways the scenery must have been supa doopa ever forward fellas come on boys come on up up x away lots of rippa vibes acomin your way luv ol ma wert toodles ZZXXOO

  5. Amber Ording permalink
    March 11, 2012 1:01 am

    Hi Dad, I miss you lots and hope you are doing your best! I am having a good time at mums and love you lots, love from Jade XXX

    Hi Dad, I’m really proud of you and I’m missing you very much, can’t wait to see you when you get back! Lots of love from Mitch XXX

  6. March 11, 2012 3:22 am

    Keep up the good stuff coming, it’s great!

  7. Kelli Gillies permalink
    March 11, 2012 10:33 am

    I hope you are showing Polly the scenery Blair…lol Good work on the blog guys it’s great to read, take care everyone.

  8. Greg Dind permalink
    March 13, 2012 2:19 am

    Hi Blair, checking up on you status, good to see you are making progress. Looking forward to some stories on your return.

  9. Michael Cowling permalink
    March 13, 2012 3:41 am

    The team at CIF look forward to a trim taut and terrific? Blair when you get back to the grind.

    • Summer-Lee Faauiga permalink
      March 14, 2012 4:14 am

      Hey Blair, just sending our congrats, you guys have done AWESOME! Loving the photos!
      I really hope you’ve got Polly with you… haha…
      Take care and see you when you get back.
      P.S – you’re doing pretty good footy tips wise (damn it)… you and Hamo are 2nd tie and Roobs is on top at the moment… Go the Warriors! 🙂

      Summer & the Team at **Ording Forwarding**

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