Just got an e-mail from Hyde. He’s still in Kathmandu. He said he started his Seven Summits journey in 1998 with Kilimanjaro. He climbed the Carsztenz Pyramid in 2006 and plans to climb Australia’s highest point, Kosciuszko, with his kids in the coming years.
University Place’s Charlie Hyde, 55, has reached the top of the world and one of mountaineering’s most sought after landmarks, an Alpine Ascents International spokesman said.
Hyde reached the summit of 29,035-foot Mount Everest, the world’s highest mountain, on May 24 with AAI guides, said Gordon Janow of