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Day 14 Rest Day in Pangboche: Trekkers and Climbers Unite

The Highland Sherpa Lodge really is a lovely place to stay compared to the ones up the valley. It has a welcoming 360° terrace with views to the north of Everest, Ama Dablam to the east, and Numbur, one of three sacred mountains which shouldn’t be climbed.  222 more words


Wordpress Photo Challenge: Scale!

Dughla Bridge-Nepal Himalaya

Scale is a relative term, especially in relation to mountains, and it is only when you stand surrounded by or on top of Himalayan peaks you can fully appreciate this. 149 more words


10 things to consider before climbing Ama Dablam

The stunning pyramid of Ama Dablam “Mother’s necklace” is regarded as one of the world’s most exquisite and sought after peaks, alongside the infamous Matterhorn and Khan Tengri. 873 more words


Who will make it to the AFL first?

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It's All Downhill From Here

May 24th, 2017

Namche Bazaar, 3440 m

We are back in Namche.  Same lodge.  Even same bedroom, for that matter.  The only difference is that it’s 12 days after the first time we were here and in the meantime we have trekked 100 or so kilometres, climbed to over 5000 m half a dozen times (including all three passes we set out to cross), have seen some amazing views of four of the six highest mountains in the world (Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu), and eaten about 30 pounds of dahl bhat.  1,147 more words


First Flight to Lukla

As we trudged into Gorakshep (5,164 m / 16,942ft), literal meaning ‘Dead Crow’, sucking in mouthfuls of air with only around 54% the oxygen at sea level, already weary and only 12 o’clock, we knew it would be a long day. 7,749 more words


"Welcome Home, dear travelers"

Dear Travelers of the Universe..

What will you have in mind if you stand on the particular coordinate on this earth, and all you can see are none others than The Mountains? 422 more words