Sandy Hoby, making her way up the western cwm to camp 2, on Mt Everest in May, 2010. Most of the Everest summit is visible with Lhotse in the centre background.
“The walk between camp 1 and 2 can be incredibly hot; we would often strip down to t-shirts if not windy,” says husband and fellow mountaineer, Brad Jackson. “Caution is required though; the first time, I forgot to put sun block on my throat and on the back of my arms, burning both severely.”
Sandy and Brad successfully climbed the world’s highest mountain, raising funds for research of bowel cancer, of which Sandy is a survivor.
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