4 November 2006 Diana and Tom got married in the church of St Peter and St Paul in Hambledon at 2.30pm on 4th November 2006. It was a beautiful day with sunshine and blue skies! They spent a blissful week in Madeira on Honeymoon.
My brother, Ben, had an operation last Wednesday 25th October where they removed four blackened toes on his left foot which was caused by the extreme cold on our Everest ascent on May 18th, 2006. The operation went as well as expected and Ben will be back on his feet soon. He joins the likes […]
School lectures (September 06)
At the end of September, Tom spoke at Uppingham, Swanbourne, Bryanston and Caldicott. They were a great success and the boys and girls loved it. At Caldicott, Tom had his two-man tent up on stage and after the lecture about 20 boys climbed into it AND zipped themselves in! At Swanbourne, one of the boys, […]
15th July 2006 The engagement is announced between Thomas, elder son of the late Mr Peter Clowes and of Mrs Clowes of Denmead, Hampshire and Diana, younger daughter of Mr and Mrs Ross Young of Cattistock, Dorset.
SE Ridge on Everest – 2006
11 July 2006 My first attempt on Everest was in 2004 with a team climbing from the more remote northern side in Tibet. We became trapped in a violent storm at 7,900m. The storm lasted two days and we were forced to retreat – 8 climbers lost their lives above us. At the time, I […]
RGS tickets and how to book?
Thursday 7 December, 2006 at 7.00pmLectureBrothers on EverestTom and Ben Clowes 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR Brothers Tom and Ben give a fascinating and moving account of their journey to the roof of the world. They show stunning photography and rare video footage from the summit. 50% of proceeds from this event go to […]
Everest Expedition – Nepal – 2006
My first attempt on Everest was in 2004 with a team climbing from the more remote northern side in Tibet. We became trapped in a violent storm at 7,900m where 8 climbers lost their lives above us. The storm lasted two days and we were forced to retreat. At the time, I vowed never to […]
Everest May 2006 – Blog and Diary
10 July 2006 Everest May 2006 – Copy of Blog and Diary Congratulations on such an amazing and deserved feat! We can’t wait for the de-brief. Hermione and James Tilbury pete and i just back from a 10 day silent meditation retreat… not quite as hard as climbing everest but surely not far off… just […]
Everest April 2006 – Blog and Diary
27 April 2006 Back at Base Camp 27/4/06 Back at BC after two nights up at Camp 1. Camp 1 is at the top of the icefall at 6000m and at the start of the Western Cwm. We had good clear weather and could see all the way up to the Lhotse Face and even […]