Tag: expedition

  • Mountains

    Cho Oyu

    Cho Oyu Mountain is known as ‘The Turquoise Goddess’. Her unfailing beauty is seen in her awe inspiring stature as she stands with the mighty Everest above all the surrounding mountains. It is at 8,201 meters, making Cho Oyu the sixth highest mountain out of Nepal’s eight and out of the twelve which exist in the whole world. This gracious mountain lies to the East of Nepal on the border of ...

  • Trekking

    Everest Base Camp

    Many people would wonder: why trek to the Everest Base Camp if you are not going to summit the world's highest mountain? The answer is easy. It is still a journey that is filled with adventure, beautiful landscapes and is not as uneventful as many imagine. There are a few different routes to the Everest Base Camp Trek and it takes approximately fifteen to sixteen days to reach it. This is a ...

  • Climbers

    Doug Scott

    On 29 May 1941, in Notthingham (England), Douglas Keith Scott was born. Today, he is known as Doug Scott CBE, with the CBE title awarded to him in 1994. Doug’s interest in mountain climbing started at a young age after a school outing took them to the White Hall Outdoor Activities Center. This trip inspired Doug Scott to take to the mountains from the age of 12. He would make 45 trips to the ...

  • Sherpas

    Ming Kipa

    An amazing young lady, Ming Kipa is the youngest person to reach the summit of Mount Everest. She was only fifteen at the time of her groundbreaking achievement.