[26 May 2009 | No Comment | ]
Kinga Baranowska, first Polish woman to reach the summit of Kangchenjunga – photo gallery.

Kinga Baranowska, first Polish woman to reach the summit of Kangchenjunga.
On 18th of May Kinga Baranowska as the first Polish woman (Alpinus Expedition Team, KW Warsaw) summited Kangchenjunga (8586 m) which is located in Nepal.
Kangchenjunga have been summited in high winds – however, descent on Kang is reportedly very difficult.

Kinga’s Summits :
Cho Oyu (8201 m) – October , 2003 ;
Broad Peak (8047 m) – Julay 22, 2006 – The 11 woman ascent;
Nanga Parbat (8125 m) Julay 18, 2007
Dhaulagiri (8167 m) May 01, 2008  – first Polish woman
Manaslu (8156 …

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[16 Aug 2009 | No Comment | ]
Nepal Trekking: Annapurna Circuit Trekking.

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Annapurna Circuit Trekking with
Annapurna region is best described as the most happening incentive trekking destination of Nepal. The Annapurna Circuit Trek has been proved as a highly praised and spectacular trekking route in the Annapurna region since it opened to foreign trekkers in 1977.
This three weeks trek starts right from Besishahar and goes along the Marshyangdi River, with great view of Manashlu and Himal Chuli to the east. This magnificent trek …

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[12 Aug 2009 | No Comment | ]
Nepal Trekking : GOKYO RI – CHOLA PASS – EVEREST BC TREK.

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CLASSIC GOKYO RI- CHOLA PASS – EVEREST BC TREK (27 NIGHTS/28 DAYS).
This trek cover whole places of Everest region and this is one of longest trek in Everest region. This trek gives one of best exploration of real Everest trek including few high pass (which is like climbing small peaks); cover whole ranges of Solukhumbu and Eveerst region.
Classic Gokyo Ri – Chola pass – Everest base camp – Kalapattar trekking trip includes tour of Kathmandu city which include complete sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley which includes Kathmandu Durbar Square …

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[16 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]
Nepal Trekking – Langtang Valley Trek.

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Langtang Trek – Langtang Valley Trekking.
The Langtang valley trekking is great trek in Nepal. Langtang valley treks also called “the valley of glaciers trek”. Mountain View is excellent and surrounding spectacular views of mountains. On either side of valley, mountains rise, soaring in to the sky. The valley offers pain forest, slow moving rivers and swift mountain streams, rugged rock and snow- capped peaks.. In the upper part of valley there are …

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[13 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]
Nepal Trekking: Everest Panorama – Photographic Tour 2009.

Features – unique photographic opportunities in the spectacular high Himalaya (including a Sherpa’s-eye view of four of Nepal’s 8000m peaks), expert local guides, western doctor, and comfortable, warm tea-house accommodation.
Level of Fitness – Good, should be able to walk up steep hills. Some long days.
Altitude – much of the trek will be at and above 4000m. Highest point 5413m
Temperature – late Autumn cold (daytime 10-15C, night -5C)
Minimum Group Size – 5 (must be confirmed no later than September 8 )
Maximum Group Size – 10
Country/Region: Nepal
Area: Everest Region
Season: 20 Nov / …

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[10 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]
First Aid Certification by Blake Herrington.

Author of post :  Blake Herrington.

Last summer I joined my friend Sol Wertkin on a new route in Central Cascades of Washington State.
I wrote an article about our trip, and it was just published in the Washington-based outdoorsy magazine, Adventures Northwest.If you are in the area, you can get a copy of this magazine for free at places such as climbing, hiking, biking, or paddling shops, as well as supermarkets and college campuses.
I scanned the article and posted it online, visible by clicking these thumbnail images:

The climbing world (Colorado …

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[28 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]

Rock climbing gear can be expensive, but you can buy in these small packages as your skill improves.
by Mike
ROCK CLIMBING GEAR LIST — This is a simple rock climbing gear list of essentials you will need to get started climbing. You will also want to add to this list from the Basic Gear List.
Bouldering
• Climbing shoes
• Chalk Bag & Chalk
• Crash Pad
• Toothbrush (for cleaning chalk encrusted holds)
• Snacks & Water
Indoor Climbing
• Harness
• Chalk Bag
• Belay Device & Locking Carabiner
• Climbing Shoes
• Backpack
Sport Climbing – Same as Indoor Climbing, but …

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[26 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]
Himalaya 2009 climbing season, Karakoram and Himalaya wrap-up /23/ – Week in Review.

Bad weather has been punishing climbers in Baltoro valley. Nanga images show serious avalanches on the peak and conditions on K2 are even worse than on Broad Peak according to the French climbers, currently on yet another summit push.
Last week ExWeb ran a number of interviews and climbers paid tributes to lost friends. Only two expeditions remain on Greenland while outside Somalia, Pirates are changing their ways.
Broad Peak summit push Ludovic Giambasi, Eli Revol and Antoine Girard planned to set off towards Broad Peak’s S and SE ridges today …

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[25 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]

Flights cancelled due to bad weather and mounting waiting lists forced Karakoram-bound teams to hit the bumpy and exposed KKH for a 25 hour ride to Skardu; at times with police escort.
Climbers reported high security also in Islamabad due to recent bomb attacks. The weather is another issue, snow packed peaks are reported by mountaineers high and low: Following a hard, week-long attempt in heavy snowfall, the French climbers aborted their Broad Peak summit push last weekend.
In other news; Mick Parker died unexpectedly following his Makalu summit, and Wade Johnson’s …

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[20 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]
Nepal Trekking – Ganesh Himal trek.

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Ganesh Himal trekking – Ganesh Himal trek.
Ganesh Himal, not frequented by many tourists and it situated in central Nepal, northwest of Kathmandu the terraced hillsides seem to climb to the sky. Many interesting ethnic groups a mixed of lifestyle offer you a glimpse into real Nepali life and this gives visitors an opportunity to observe the rich Nepalese cultural tradition from the closest quarter and intermingle with locals, hence giving the visitor …

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[18 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]
Rafting in Nepal – Sun Koshi River Rafting.

River Informtion.
We travel by surface to Dolalghat your raft ‘put-in-point’ covering the distance of 57kms in about 3 hrs. Your excitement starts and ends only after you covered 210kms of wild stretches, calm flows through high rock strewn passages eventually emerging form the mountains to the flat plains of southern Nepal.
One of the 10th classic and best white water journeys on Sunkoshi (river of gold) is in Nepal offers a longest river trip and the most fascinating among the few rivers, which flow down from snow-capped mountains. Big rapes, warm …

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