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April 27, 2015

Update from Namche Bazaar - Team to Begin Descent Tomorrow

It's been quite challenging the last few days but the team has stayed safe and been looking after one another during this horrible tragedy. We had just reached Namche Bazaar on the 24th and done an acclimatization hike on our rest day on the 25th when the earthquake hit. Saying we were lucky is an understatement. [+] READ MORE

April 26, 2015

Update On MM Trekking Group In Nepal

Mark Gunlogson received calls at 9 p.m. Saturday, Seattle time, and again this morning at 8 a.m., Seattle time, with updates for our group in Namche Bazaar. Some aftershocks are still occurring, which rattle already shaken nerves. But, everybody is ok and safe. Deana reports that the kids from the Children’s Home that many of you have supported, are all ok too. Also thankfully, the families of our Mountain Madness Sherpa staff are ok, although some of their homes have been badly damaged. [+] READ MORE

June 11, 2014

A Historic Season In Nepal

The 2014 Spring trekking season in Nepal came to a close last month. As many know, it was a tragic season on Everest this year, when 16 Nepali Sherpa lost their lives in preparation for the 2014 climbing season. However despite this tragic loss of life, MM trekkers were able to successfully travel to Everest Base Camp and ceremoniously pay their respects. Read about this year's trek in the words of MM Guide Deana Zabaldo and MM client Brian Bogdanovich.

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May 14, 2014

Update From "Changing Lives Nepal"

As many of you know, Mountain Madness offers adventures to many developing countries throughout the world. As visitors of these far-off lands, we learned early on that the people of these countries are the true treasure and we have a responsibility to offer help when, and where, we can.

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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