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April 24, 2017

Everest Updates 4/24/2017

All good news so far from the Everest team! On Friday the 21st, they successfully reached Camp II in only 4.5 hours with an elevation gain of 1425 feet. Our camp is toward the top at 21,300 feet/6500meters, and looking toward the Lhotse Face.

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October 2, 2014

Into Mustang

Once part of western Tibet and later subsumed by Nepal, Mustang is an ancient kingdom on the cusp of change. Tantric Buddhism still thrives, yet the first coffee shops have sprung up. Most people are busy with the grain harvest, but many young people have left the area in search of better work. Fifteenth century deities are worshipped and appeased at dark altars and every home has a private prayer room, yet cell phones, road development, and political discussion are equally at the fore. It has been a magical and challenging trek into an ancient culture meeting the modern world. 

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April 10, 2014

Trekkers Ascending Kathmandu Valley!

It's Everest season! And we all know what that means... our adventurers are well on their way to Everest Base Camp, taking in the spectacular Himalayas surrounding them along the way and making new friends with the Nepali people along the trail. [+] READ MORE

November 18, 2013

Gokyo Team Reaches Namche Bazaar

Greetings from Namche! The 2013 Everest Bases Camp-Gokyo Trek team arrived here in good style yesterday after spending the first night of the trek in Phakding. Our flight from Kathmandu to Lukla went without a hitch - no doubt in huge part from the help of MM Nepal Operation's Manager, Sagar, and our amazing local staff. [+] READ MORE

October 30, 2013

Beauty on Island Peak

Long-time Mountain Madness client, Tracey B. recently embarked on a wonderful adventure to Nepal's Island Peak, which is located below the immense south face of Lhotse. After group introductions and an orientation in Kathmandu, the group headed to Lukla, the trailhead for the Mt. Everest Base Camp trek.

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