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Nepal earthquake appeal school rebuild Nepal Earthquake Appeal - School Rebuild
Feb 13, 2017
When an 8.1 magnitude earthquake hit Nepal in April 2015, it left a number of villages in tatters. In response, many of the people that have visited Nepal with us, or know someone that has, sparked into action in order to raise the funds that were needed to help rebuild places that had been left in rubble. We decided to support a school in the Lower Khumbu region where many of our guides and porters are from.

DofE Gold Award video DofE Gold Award 2016 Slideshow video
Oct 19, 2016
Check out what a recent DofE group got up to on their trip to Nepal. They had a wonderful time completing their Gold Award, in a spectacular setting! Have a watch to see what you could expect from a similar trip!

Mera peak Mera Peak
Aug 17, 2016
Mera Peak stands over 6,400metres high with a truly spectacular panoramic view.

International Award Kathmandu - DofE Open Expedition in Helambu
Aug 1, 2016
Explore Kathmandu during your Adventurous Journey in the Helambu region

International Award The International Award Adventurous Journey
June 4, 2016
Success in Nepal

rush motivator What makes Mt. Kailash so mystical?
April 19, 2016
Facts about Tibet's most sacred mountain.

rush motivator Amazing Everest Facts
July 30, 2015
We all know that Everest is the tallest mountain, but there are many more amazing facts about Everest than you'd think!

rush motivator Is Rush the main motivator why people keep challenging themselves to climb more difficult mountains and pay guides to get them there?
June 16, 2015
People are motivated by wide range of factors. But why do people want to climb mountains with the help of guides? According to Buckley (2011), the main motivational factors can be narrowed down to one feeling - rush....

nepal solukhumbu region NEPAL EARTHQUAKE APPEAL SOLUKHUMBU REGION
Mar 29, 2016
Further to our previous message immediately following the earthquake in Nepal I can say the response has been staggering. We have been reminded of the immense kindness and generosity that people are capable of....

nepal earthquake THE WALKING AND CLIMBING COMPANY NEPAL EARTHQUAKE APPEAL
Apr 29, 2015
As a mountaineer, you?re well aware of the harsh conditions in the mountains and on Everest. Following the massive earthquake, aftershocks and avalanches, the situation for climbers and Sherpas still in the mountains is...

esher college video Esher College DofE Gold Award 2014 Slideshow video
Apr 15, 2015
Last year we had an amazing group of student from Esher College take on DofE Gold Award Open Expedition in Nepal. This video serves as slideshow to show some of the moments from that...

hd everest video Video of Mount Everest with Ultra HD quality
Mar 6, 2015
This stunning video with a quality that has never been shot before features the Himalayas shot from above 20,000 ft. More specifically, you can witness the awe inspiring beauty of Mount Everest. Just by looking...

Annapurna region tragedy Recent Tragedy in Nepal, Annapurna region
Oct 22, 2014
The biggest trekking tragedy in Nepal, Annapurna region has claimed at least 39 lives last week. Freezing whiteout conditions made the trekkers unable to see the trail to get down. Many survivors suffered from severe...

Namche Bazaar 8 things you should know about Namche Bazaar when trekking to Everest Base Camp
Aug 12, 2014
Namche bazaar (3440m /11,285ft) is one of the most popular resting stops on the Everest Base Camp trek. Shaped like a horse shoe and positioned in a very unconventional location it has limited expansion to grow, however has....

moments from tibet Moments from Tibet
Aug 5, 2014
Have a look at some moments from Tibet. The video offers snippets from various places to give a general feeling of the culture...


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