Your guide to trekking Everest Base Camp: part 2

Day 4 – Namche bazaar to Tengboche

Before lunch the walk is an easy relatively flat hike but after lunch its all uphill. A steady 3 hours of steps and hills brings us to the Tengboche monastery. 665 more words


'Jhong, jhong' Annapurna Base Camp

We reached Tadapani at 4.30pm on day 3 of our 13-day trek. The rain and hail had stopped, but grey clouds continued to swirl and thunder still rumbled overhead. 3,565 more words

2016 Trip

Easy little steps to great health!

Do you focus on the negative? At the end of the day do you think about what didn’t get done? Why do we do that? We do it with our health journey too. 571 more words

Little Steps

base camp: dark mountain project

Calling all fellow explorers on the edge of civilisation! The Dark Mountain Project is setting up BASE CAMP at Embercombe in Devon on the weekend of September 2nd-4th 2016 and you are invited to join us. 274 more words

Surprisingly simple decisions for your best health!

My eyes open and I’m making decisions: Should I hit the snooze button?

Will I wear the pink top with blue jeans? Make coffee or pick it up? 442 more words

Base Camp

Summit to Mount Kinabalu (Day 1: Timpohon Gate to Base Camp)

Today is the day we have all been waiting for. We woke up early in the morning and the bus picked us up from our hotel to head to  584 more words


Carlos Soria: The Remarkable 77 Year-Old Nearing 14 8,000m Summits

In 1990, a 61 year-old Spaniard reached the summit of his first 8,000m mountain, Nanga Parbat. At the age that most mountaineers would be finishing their mountaineering career and publishing their autobiography, Carlos Soria – 17 years after forming part of Spain’s first Himalayan expedition team – was beginning his bid to climb all of the world’s 8,000m mountains. 625 more words