November 26, 2013
Greetings from Gokyo! First of all, sorry for the big delay in communication. Most every form of contact has either been super spotty or non-existent since Dingboche. I'm proud to say that Chris, Brad B. and I - along with most of our staff - have crossed Cho La Pass and are now in Gokyo, near the terminus of the Ngozumbu Glacier.[+] READ MORE
November 25, 2013
MM's Jaime Pollitte checks in as the first Mexico Mulit-Sport Adventure comes to a close. What a great way to discover Mexico!
Today the group would begin the day of their multi-sport adventure with a mix of activities. After a large buffet breakfast that included handmade tortillas, fresh juices and plenty of tropical fruits, the group headed to the Rio Pescado for their safety briefing. [+] READ MORE
November 21, 2013
On November 9, Mountain Madness launched it's first Mexico Multi-Sport Adventure with Hector Ponce De Leon, one of Mexico's most famous mountaineers, as lead guide for the trip. The first half of the trip would begin with attemps on on the volcanoes of Iztaccihuatl (17,154 feet / 5239 meters) and the Orizaba (18,404 feet / 5612 meters). [+] READ MORE
November 20, 2013
Our fall Gokyo and Everest Base Camp trek is checking in from Dingboche today!
Mani Rimdu! It wasn't until we arrived in Tengboche that we knew we had actually timed it perfectly. Dawa Sherpa and I had been getting conflicting reports for days on whether or not the Mani Rimdu - Nepal's most revered and sacred Buddhist festival that is held each year at Tengboche Monastery - was still going. [+] READ MORE
November 19, 2013
Our partners in the Ecuadorian Amazon have recently completed some renovations to the Huaorani jungle lodge that are not only going to make your stay extremely enjoyable, but have also contributed to the stabilization of the ecologically threatened region and bring positive changes to the area.
Guests will be able to observe the sustainable manner in which recent renovations were accomplished. The dining room roof, for example, was reconstructed using durable materials that replaced the former thatched roof that had a short shelf life. [+] READ MORE