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Mountain Expeditions team came close on Nuptse

Jon Gupta and his Mountain Expedition team have made an amazing effort to summit Nuptse (7861m). Sadly because of the avalanche risk they had to give up and move back down the mountain here’s what Jon had to say on the Mountain Expeditions Facebook page: 546 more words

Adventure

Everest 3 Passes Trek, Part 1

Flying in to Lukla airport on a small, 15-seater prop plane was a nerve wracking experience. The plane flew over small mountains, down narrow valleys and then landed on a short, inclined runway on a small mountain plateau. 857 more words

Nepal

Tengboche - 2

This view must have been photographed so many times, but how fantastic is it?

Sunset on Everest (left) and Nuptse (right), photographed from Tengboche.

Travel

Climb Ev'ry Mountain

Nepal is the spinal cord of the world with 1,913 mountain peaks towering greater than 18,000 feet.

Of that huge number, 14 are the highest places on earth within this relatively small country.  492 more words