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Smile! You’re Trekking in Bhutan!

Smile! You’re Trekking in Bhutan!

Thailand may be known as "the land of smiles", but when Business Week listed the world’s happiest countries, there was a clear wellbeing winner in Asia: Bhutan. This landlocked nation, situated between India and Tibet, ... Read more

Jordan Romero Goes for the Youth Record on Everest

Jordan Romero Goes for the Youth Record on Everest

The excitement has been building steadily over the last few weeks and finally the expedition is under way. Earlier this week Jordan Romero, 13, set off from Everest Base Camp, trekking with his family towards the summit.... Read more

Crossing Mongolia - Remarkable and Different Challenge

Crossing Mongolia - Remarkable and Different Challenge

Fancy walking 1700 miles on your own? That's what British adventurer Ripley Davenport is facing over the next three months. His Mongolia 2010 expedition aims "to become the longest solo and unassisted walk ever completed."... Read more

Charity Chef to Serve Caviar on Everest

Charity Chef to Serve Caviar on Everest

Arriving at Everest Base Camp tomorrow is a charity expedition aiming to raise money for the support of people with severe learning disablities by cooking.... Read more

Copenhagen Climate Conference

Copenhagen Climate Conference

With the Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen approaching, campaigners hope to tackle the problem of increased glacial melting in the South Asia region. The general degradation of mountain landscapes threatens to... Read more

Maltese Climbers on Cho Oyo

Maltese Climbers on Cho Oyo

A team of climbers from Malta are breaking national records in the Khumbu. They are currently undertaking altitude training on the mighty Cho Oyu, the sixth highest of the world's peaks, ahead of their planned 2010 ... Read more

A photographic Everest trek

A photographic Everest trek

I spotted a post about the "world's highest photography" the other day. A photographic workshop is running a programme for cameramen who want to shoot footage of the amazing Everest trekking environment. ... Read more

Experts Corner: A Doctor for the Outdoors

Experts Corner: A Doctor for the Outdoors

This is an interesting post I read on healthline.com that is relevant to all outdoor pursuits. What the experienced doctor lays out puts an emphasis on preparation and responsibility.... Read more

Apa Sherpa Cleans Up Mount Everest

Apa Sherpa Cleans Up Mount Everest

Following up on my earlier post on the heroic Apa Sherpa, I've found a nice ecology related post.... Read more

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