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Intensity Trekker Prepares to Tackle the The Great Himalayan Trail

Intensity Trekker Prepares to Tackle the The Great Himalayan Trail

β€œThe preparation for an expedition of this magnitude takes years.” Sven DeRoch, leader of Intensity Trekker, has been planning his expedition on the Great Himalayan[Read More…]

by September 4, 2014 0 comments Community
Nepal with Everest in the background

Preparing for a Trek of a Lifetime: Transformational Journeys

What is your next bucket-list adventure? For professional opera singer and voice coach Awilda Verdejo, it was the 500 mile Camino de Santiago trek over[Read More…]

by August 24, 2014 0 comments Community
Everest Base Camp Trek Part III: To Base Camp and Back

Everest Base Camp Trek Part III: To Base Camp and Back

The small Twin Otter roared down the downhill runway, and in an instant, we were 11,000 ft in the air. I sat on the right side of the plane, and in the clear daylight, I could make out the snowcapped peaks in the distance.

by July 27, 2012 0 comments Fireside, Trails
Everest Base Camp Trek Part 2

Everest Base Camp Trek Part 2

As dusk fell, we were invited to sit in on a puja ceremony. A puja is a cleansing ceremony, meant to dispel all bad spirits and misfortune. Spirituality guides all live here, and every person no matter their faith or ethnicity is invited to join. Inside the main prayer all is a boisterous and party-like atmosphere.

by July 9, 2012 0 comments Fireside, Trails
Book Review: Trekking Nepal Travelers Guide by Mountaineers Books

Book Review: Trekking Nepal Travelers Guide by Mountaineers Books

Guide books are a staple among outdoor enthusiasts. My shelf has guides for birds, plants, hiking trails, campsites, kid activities, climbing and backpacking, to name[Read More…]

by June 27, 2012 0 comments Gear
Everest Base Camp Trek Part I: Lukla to Namche Bazaar

Everest Base Camp Trek Part I: Lukla to Namche Bazaar

My hands were clutching the shaky armrest of the small Twin Otter as it danced around the hills of the Kathmandu Valley. Twenty minutes into the white knuckle ride from Kathmandu to Lukla, and the plane was flying so low on the hillside terraces that we could make out the individual farms and homes as pilots just barely cleared the rooftops.

by June 19, 2012 0 comments Fireside, Trails