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Checking in from the Condor's Nest on Illimani, Bolivia. MM Collection
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October 22, 2015

Nepal fundraising completed- thanks to all!

A huge, heartfelt thank you goes out to all who donated to the Rebuilding Nepal's Villages GoFundMe campaign. Thanks to 542 of you, nearly 90 thousand dollars will go toward recovery in the aftermath of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25th of this year. 


October 9, 2013

Good as Gold!

More than 1000 guides nominated worldwide.

Only 1 winner.

Me? Me.

#1 in the Wanderlust World Guide Awards!!


February 15, 2013

Ethical Travel in Nepal with Mountain Madness

MOUNTAIN MADNESS has a long history of reaching out to help local communities in the places we visit. Today, we continue the vision of Scott Fischer and Christine Boskoff by collaborating with a variety of relief agencies, conservation groups, and non-profits. We believe in the power to make a difference! 


January 25, 2013

Tsum Valley Statistics


6 clients, 1 Nepali guide, 2 sherpas, 1 head cook, 5 kitchen staff, 23 porters, 2 Buddhist monks, and one Mountain Madness guide.

13 tents including client tents, monk tents, a dining tent, toilet tent, kitchen tent, porter tent, and sherpa tent.


January 24, 2013

Tsum Valley Trek 2012 Part 2

Tsum Valley is a beyul, a sacred Buddhist valley. Killing is prohibited and small monasteries abound. Monks and teachers from Tibet used to come regularly to the valley, and Buddhism has thrived here. In addition to traditional monasteries, every village has a lineage holder (sometimes two). A lineage holder passes Buddhist teachings and scriptures down from father to son instead of training someone else. [+] READ MORE