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Alan Arnette Interview: Climbing Island Peak

Alan Arnette is well known in the mountaineering community for his epic blog, alanarnette.com. The site is a tome of mountaineering information, with loads of insights and personal accounts from Alan’s

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George Mallory Everest Images – Newly-Discovered Photos From Reconnaissance Expedition

Newly-discovered images of World War I veteran’s, George Mallory’s, 1921 expedition reveal the beautiful details of his first attempt to climb Everest in Nepal. The newly restored and digitized

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Best Adventures For Solo Females Around The World

It is no easy task to narrow down the top seven adventures for solo females, but we have done it.For those who love one of the greatest challenges, we’ve got the adventure for you. For those who love

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10 Best Hikes In Asia

For those who love exploring culture and enjoy a physical challenge, hiking in Asia is the perfect activity. This guide to the 10 best hikes in Asia will also aid you in the decision-making process. From

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Best Time To Trek To Everest Base Camp

Mount Everest is not only the tallest mountain in the world, but the most iconic. It’s dizzy heights are renowned around the globe, making the hike to its base Nepal’s most popular trek. So, if you’re

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Top 10 Everest Base Camp Trek Tips

If you have a trip to the tallest mountain in the world planned, you’re undoubtedly looking for insight on Everest Base Camp trek tips. And rightly so – it is a mammoth challenge! The Everest Base

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Kilimanjaro Vs Everest Base Camp: Key Things To Consider

For trekking enthusiasts, the Kilimanjaro vs Everest Base Camp (EBC) decision is one of the hardest. After all both are extremely attractive and challenging treks. There are many different things to consider

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The Hardest Choice: Turning Round On Everest

Singaporean mountaineer Jeremy Tong talks about turning round at 8600m on Everest, and why he will be returning next year. This year, Jeremy attempted to become the youngest Singaporean to summit Everest,

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New Climbing Regulations For Mount Everest

Last week, the Nepalese government announced that it would be setting new regulations for climbing Mount Everest. These new regulations, which are by no means the first regulations to hit Everest in recent

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Nepal Books And Trekking Guides

Welcome to our library of Nepal Books and Trekking Guides. Below we have tried to synthesis the best trekking guidebooks and general fiction books on Nepal mountaineering. We are constantly updating our

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Peak Climbing In Nepal – A Complete Guide To Nepal’s Trekking Peaks

Since the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) was formed in 1978, peak climbing in Nepal has become more popular than ever. In fact, there are now over 30 trekking peaks in Nepal with more being opened

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The Definitive List of Places to Visit In Nepal And Things to Do!

Whilst the famous mountainous country of Nepal is known for its soaring peaks, wild landscape and mountaineering expeditions, there’s actually far more to Nepal than many people realise. The mountains

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Khumbu Cough – The High Altitude Hacking Cough

The Khumbu cough, also referred to as the high altitude hack, is a cough caused by the low humidity and temperatures associated with high altitudes. The Khumbu cough is named after the valley that leads

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Best Hikes In Nepal – There’s Something For Everyone Here

With many of the worlds tallest mountains on earth, it’s easy to see why Nepal is such a hot-spot for hikers. The wild landscape, rugged terrain and beautiful vistas make the tiny mountain country

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Internet Access On An Everest Base Camp Trek

Although many people come to Everest to get away from the rat race and escape the hectic lifestyle that city living brings, receiving internet and mobile signal is still very important. In this article

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Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulty (What To Expect)

With more than 30,000 tourists a year, the Everest Base Camp trek (EBC) is the single most popular trek in Nepal. The name alone conjures visions of soaring peaks and sky-high altitudes, but just how

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Annapurna Circuit Cost – How Much To Budget

The Annapurna Circuit trek is one of the most beautiful treks in the world. Its changing climatic zones and incredible scenery bring people back to the region time and time again. Like many fabulous treks,

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6 Most Amazing Mountain Passes In The Himalayas

One of the most popular trekking destinations on earth, Nepal is home to many of the tallest mountains on earth. Its stunning landscape is a mixture of rock, snow, grasslands and, above all else, stunning

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It Isn’t Earthquakes That Kill People – It’s Collapsing Buildings

Engineers often jest that it isn’t earthquakes that kill people – it’s collapsing buildings. This is to be borne in mind after almost 9,000 people perished in Nepal’s earthquake of

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Food And Drinking Water On An Everest Base Camp Trek

When planning your Everest Base Camp trek it is important to know what food will be available to you along the route and what food you’ll need to bring yourself. For most trekkers, the Everest Base

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Nepal Tea Houses – What To Expect (With Photo Essay)

Most trekkers in Nepal, both foreign and locals, make use of Nepal tea houses – small hotels known as bhatti in Nepalese that offer a place to sleep and home-cooked meals. This obviates the need to cart

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