The Summit!

The Summit!

Around 7PM PST, John officially reached the second highest point in the the world, the summit of K2 at 28,251 ft! Prayers for a safe descent for John and his team and hopefully we will hear from him as soon as he’s back to...
Summit Planned for Tonight

Summit Planned for Tonight

John and the team have officially left C4 and are pushing for a planned summit tonight between 8-11PM PST. The GPS data has been inconsistent but we will keep everyone updated as news comes in, please keep John and his team in your thoughts and prayers! You can try...

Call July 20

Hello everybody out there this is Geoff Schellens with John, we’re at Camp 3 on K2, we climbed the black pyramid today, John is engaging climbing which is challenging at times but good overall, we started using oxygen today at a low flow rate that helped us get...
The Mountain of Mountains: July 16th (Day 27)

The Mountain of Mountains: July 16th (Day 27)

Wow, so this is happening. It feels as if it was just yesterday that I was writing to you about gearing up for an assault on Everest and Lhotse. I vividly remember the fear and anxiety that was coursing through me as I typed out each word, unsure of what lay ahead....

On Deck: July 15 (Day 26)

As planned, I spent most of my rest day catching up on replying to comments and questions on the website, and personal emails. It took a ton of time because I have received an overwhelming amount, but it was great to finally get caught up. I was even planning on...