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No Mountain High Enough

Photo: Mt Everest at dawn

No Mountain High Enough

What would it take to get you to spend days in temperatures well below zero with little protection from fierce winds, where the air is so thin every movement becomes a struggle, leaving you exhausted and gasping for air? 24 more words


To the pile of rock and ice with a history.


These three words are probably more used than any other combination of three words (‘I love you’ included) whilst at altitude. Destined as it may sound, I just went through the first few chapters of the wonderful book by Jon Krakauer. 685 more words


For a small city, Bhaktapur has the largest number of public water tanks built within the city limits. Siddha Pokhari, which dates back to the Lichhavi period, is situated at the bus stop. 28 more words


Dreams come true (For those who believe)

High Altitude climbing

Baz on Aurora – Southern Alps, New Zealand

Baz, Southern Alps, New Zealand

Mt Aspiring

The Buttress – Mt Aspiring

“Security is mostly a superstition. 669 more words

The Blog

My Kingdom, my Kingdom for a Decent Pile of Dirt

Coincidentally my blog post this week mirrors last weeks. I guess you could say “the more things stay the same, the more things stay the same.” 679 more words

Lynn Steigleder

Surviving Base Camp (Mt Everest, Nepal)

By Selga Berzins

If you were told that your holiday destination required landing in one of the world’s most dangerous airports, you’d probably give it a miss or at least reconsider your holiday location. 796 more words

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