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Earthquake Triggers Avalanche In Nepal, Killing Sherpa And Injuring British Climber

Early this morning, A 5.4 magnitude earthquake shook the mountains surrounding Ama Dablam, killing one sherpa and injuring a British mountaineer reports The Seattle Times… 109 more words


Ama Dablam: 3rd Most Popular Peak

Not many of you know, Ama Dablam is the thirst most popular expedition peak of Nepal. Even though, the Six-Thousander peak doesn’t boast great height of the likes Everest, Makalu and Lhotse, it is still preferred by the climbers willing to tackle its technical difficulties. 448 more words


Everest Trail Race 2016 #ETR2016 Race Preview

Set against one of the most iconic and awe-inspiring backdrops on the planet, the Everest Trail Race is one of the world’s toughest high-altitude ultra-marathons. I had the pleasure to attend the 2013 and 2014 and I am pleased to say for 2016, I am going back… 1,255 more words

In profile: Jack Maitland

Jack feels that the highlight of his fell career was probably winning the British Championship. In mountain racing it would be winning Mount Cameroon and the Everest marathon (both in 1989).

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Day 4: To Ama Dablam Base Camp

Yesterday afternoon, I again had nothing to do, so I was reading and went to bed around 8pm again. I woke up around 12am and dozed on and off till 6am. 484 more words


Onwards and Upwards

It’s been 11 days since my last post and so much has happened that it is difficult to recount everything.  As predicted, the availability of internet and power were scarce and expensive as we ascended higher, and upon returning to lower altitudes a storm knocked out internet service for most of the Khumbu Region.   634 more words

EBC 2016

Turning 30 at 3876m

Yesterday we arrived in Tengboche at 3876m following a 9.5 km hike that took 5.5 hours to complete.  We descended 400m and regained 818m by the end of the day.   249 more words

EBC 2016