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Australian and New Zealand Women Prepare for Everest Charity Climb

Australian and New Zealand Women Prepare for Everest Charity Climb

It’s always good to hear about people tackling Everest as both a personal challenge and a way of raising money for an important cause. Hikers Amanda Jones and Annie Doyle certainly fit both criteria. ... Read more

Lunatics in Bhutan

Lunatics in Bhutan

Steve Berry, Mountain Kingdoms MD, describes his experience in Bhutan, trekking the full length of Bhutan's mountains on the Complete Lunana Snowman trek, something only a handful of westerners have ever achieved.... Read more

The ‘Must-Do’ Annapurna List: 5 Trek Experiences you Won’t Forget

The ‘Must-Do’ Annapurna List: 5 Trek Experiences you Won’t Forget

Why is the Annapurna Circuit so beloved by the many trekkers that take up the challenge? It could be the landscape, the cultures, the lifestyle – or all of this and more: the Annapurna experience. Here are five of the trekking experiences you won't forget.... Read more

Appa Sherpa Climbs for Climate Change Awareness

Appa Sherpa Climbs for Climate Change Awareness

Those setting their sights on Everest Base Camp this year may be interested to hear about another trek taking place nearby: the Climate Smart Celebrity Trek. From 15th January to 13th May, veteran summitter Appa... Read more

Extreme Thinking: Bringing a TEDx Conference to Everest Base Camp

Extreme Thinking: Bringing a TEDx Conference to Everest Base Camp

We recently came across the intriguing story of what one group of trekkers got up to at Everest Base Camp – staging a conference! The intrepid thinkers behind the TEDxEverest project managed to hold a series of high-altitude talks over two nights, despite numerous setbacks.... Read more

UK Runner Beats Own World Record from Everest Base Camp—Kathmandu

UK Runner Beats Own World Record from Everest Base Camp—Kathmandu

We were pleased to read about mountain and trail runner Lizzy Hawker’s latest feat: beating her own world record for the 320-kilometre run fromEverest Base Campto Kathmandu – the Everest Sky Race. She completed... Read more

En Route to Everest Base Camp – Thyangboche

En Route to Everest Base Camp – Thyangboche

It’s a goal that lights up many a trekker’s eyes: reaching Everest Base Camp. Taking this famous – and famously challenging – trek is a mighty achievement in itself, but the appeal isn’t only in the chance to push your boundries ... Read more

Where next after Everest Base Camp?

Where next after Everest Base Camp?

For many people, trekking in Nepal means successfully reaching Everest Base Camp, completing the Annapurna Circuit or standing amidst the cirque of the Annapurna Sanctuary. These attractive tea house trails are rightly popular but if you are prepared to step off the beaten track, and sleep under canvas, another world altogether is there to be discovered and explored.... Read more

Wheelchair-bound Woman Reaches Everest Base Camp

Wheelchair-bound Woman Reaches Everest Base Camp

We have recently heard about a wonderful story: a wheelchair-bound woman, Pippa Blake, managed to fulfil her lifelong dream of reaching Everest Base Camp.... Read more

The Layap People of Bhutan

The Layap People of Bhutan

If you are looking for a culturally fascinating tailor made holiday, Bhutan is one of the best countries to visit. The remote mountain kingdom is home not only to a well-preserved Buddhist culture, but to various ethnic groups living in the high mountains of the Eastern Himalaya.... Read more

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