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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

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. Mobile coverage Up

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Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulty

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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