Sherpas In New York

While reading the Outside Blog over at Outside Online I saw a link to an article about Sherpas living in New York City that recently ran in Outside Magazine. It seems that an increasing number of Sherpas are leaving their traditional home in Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, and Northern India and heading out to England, Australia, … Read more

Everest Thai Team Turns Back At 8500m

EverestNews.com is reporting that the team from Thailand attempting a Fall summit, has turned back at 8500m, and is now on their way back to Kathmandu. The team was climbing in celebration of the 80th birthday of King Bhumibol Adulyadej, a much beloved figure in Thailand. They were climbing via the South Col route, and … Read more

New Record: Everest BC To Kathmandu In 3 Days!

According to this news article over at Expo.PlanetMountain.com, Elizabeth Hawker has set a new World’s Record by running from Everest Base Camp to Kathmandu in just 3 days, 2 hours, and 35 minutes, covering a distance of 188 miles in the process. Even more impressive, she had 32,800 feet of vertical gain to go along … Read more