PhD students Chris Willie (left) and Kurt Smith, both from Kelowna, on the last stretch of the epic eight-day hike to the Pyramid Laboratory near Everest Base camp. (UBCO)
Kurt Smith has just returned home to Kelowna from the highest mountain in the world. Kurt is a PhD student in the department of health and exercise science at UBC Okanagan. He was part of an international team that spent three weeks at the Pyramid Research Lab on Mount Everest. He spoke with Daybreak host Chris Walker.