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Tag: climbing

  • Mountains

    Imja Tse

    The Imja Tse Mountain is also known as "Island Peak" and is located near the base camp of Mount Everest. Even though it is not the highest peak compared to the other mountains in Nepal, with a height of 6,183 meters, it is a very challenging climb. Eric Shipton and his expedition looked down on the mountain from Dingboche in 1952 and named the mountain Island Peak, as it ...

  • Trekking

    South East Ridge

    One of the most daunting mountains you can ever attempt to climb is that of Mount Everest – the highest mountain in the world. There are several routes that one can take up Everest but the most popular two are the South East Ridge, that starts off in Nepal, and the North East Ridge, which begins on the Tibetan side of the Mountain.

  • Culture

    Sherpas

    Many of us tend to think of Sherpas as a group of specialized porters, but they are in reality one of the ethnic groups of peoples that can be found in the beautiful mountainous regions of Nepal. Geographically speaking Sherpas are generally found in the high, eastern regions of the Himalayas and some 3,000 Sherpas can be found in the Khumbu valley near Mount Everest. There are well over ...