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A Short History of Trekking Guides

A Short History of Trekking Guides

Hire wisely because not all guides have the requisite chops to help you deal with altitude sickness atop Kilimanjaro or Delhi Belly at Everest Base Camp or a river crossing on the Mongolian steppe. Generally, the quality of guides, while improving, is still all over the map…

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Everest Base Camp History

Everest Base Camp History

When Edmund Hillary was a member of the fabled 1953 British climbing team that did the impossible, EBC was just a glacial moraine on top of dry ice at the bottom of the foreboding Khumbu Icefall. It had been quiet for centuries except…

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Mount Everest: Reads and Reels

Mount Everest: Reads and Reels

Few of us will ever attempt to climb Everest because we lack the maniacal drive of the men and women depicted in the best books and movies about Everest. Read and watch these accounts and they may inspire you at the very least to trek to Everest Base Camp…

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SOLAR ECLIPSE: PATAGONIA DECEMBER 14, 2020

SOLAR ECLIPSE: PATAGONIA DECEMBER 14, 2020

Based on astronomical mapping, the bottom fifth of Chile will be the best place to view the total eclipse of 2020 that will occur Dec. 14…

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IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF GANDHI

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF GANDHI

Pilgrimages come in all shapes and sizes. Some walk to restore the environment while others end up destroying it.

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