Netra Tal Trek (Eyes Lake)

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Netra Tal is a newly explored region in Nepal. It is surrounded by the stunning views of the Himalayas. It has a unique cultural and religious heritage which makes it one of the best new regions for anyone's adventure list. The Himalayan Sky Camp, Netra Tal region, is nestled between Manaslu Conservation Area to the West, Lantang National Park to the East and Tibet to the North, making it one of Nepal's hidden gem. Tal means Lake in Nepali. On your trek you can hike to Ganesh Parbat, a sacred site perched on a bare rock face cliff, where … Read more

Netra Tal Itinerary

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Day 01 You arrive in Kathmandu where your Nepal adventure begins After clearing through immigration and customs at the airport, you are met by our friendly staff and transferred to our hotel in the heart of the city, Thamel. The area is within walking distance of all major restaurants, unique shops and well equipped outdoor gear outfitters to help you purchase and trekking gear that you may require. The afternoon is left open to rest and explore the surrounding local attractions. Day 02 Kathmandu to Netra Tal – Mantari (Sky Camp … Read more

Base Camp of Everest Trek Information

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Basic Information: Experience The fifteen day Mt. Everest Base Camp trek departing from Kathmandu and visiting Namche and Tengpoche on your way towards the majestic Mount Everest, the highest peak or mountain in the world. Your trek will take you over breath-taking rivers via suspension bridges and continue up steep ascents as you approach the world’s tallest mountain.Your trek will take you to the small mountain of Kala Pattar which is adjacent to Mount Everest and has jaw-dropping views of the Mount Everest trekking region showcasing some … Read more

National Geographic Tackels Everest Update: Cory Richards Evacuated

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Below is the video about photographer Cory Richards being evacuated from the Everest Expedition after experiencing chest and shoulder pain. … Read more

National Geographic Tackles Everest

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The two-month expedition seeks to repeat the historic climb of the 1963 National Geographic-sponsored American Mount Everest Expedition, almost 50 years after that first American ascent. Mountaineer Conrad Anker and photographer Cory Richards will attempt the risky West Ridge route. At the same time a second team with additional climbers from The North Face and National Geographic writer Mark Jenkins will take on the mountain’s Southeast Ridge. Follow the action here … Read more

Stranded Everest Trekkers

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KATMANDU, Nepal:  Over  2,000 Nepal trekkers from all over the world are finally being rescued after being stranded in hotels and lodges in the small town of Lukla since October 31. They are being flown back to Kathmandu as the fog lifts. Autumn is the prime trekking season in the Everest region, and the visitors were on the  Everest Base Camp Trek where  they hike  from Lukla for a week to reach Mount Everest's base camp at 17,400 feet (5,300 meters). From there they return back to Lukla and fly back to Kathamandu. You can see the … Read more

Men’s Paramount Peak Convertible Pant by The North Face Review

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Need pants for trekking the Annapurna Circuit? Of course you do. Convertible pants are the way to go. That way you can carry less clothing and can remove the legs for the warm climates of Nepal and put them back on for windy, wet climates. The Men's Paramount Peak Convertible Pant by The North Face are a good solution. These are The North Face's best-selling convertible pants. They have modern styling, bluesign fabric - which is socially responsible manufacturing processes, extra carrying capacity and improved durability. These pants have an … Read more

Annapurna Circuit – Don’t Have to be an Expert Hiker

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The Annapurna Circuit Information Distance:  Approximately 300km or 186 miles depending on your route Average Time: 12 to 14 days. Physical Condition: You don't have to be an olympic athlete. Just get out an walk, preferably up hill for a few months before your trek to get in shape for your amazing trek. Most days you will only trek about 6 km or 3 1/2 miles. You will take days off to acclimate before doing any of the strenuous altitude gain days like Throng La pass. Start / Finish: You will be driven to Khudi Khola via Beshi Sahar … Read more

Annapurna Base Camp Travel

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The route to the Annapurna Sanctuary is viewed from the Annapurna Base Camp. The Annapurna base camp has one of the most spectacular views of  the surrounding snow-capped peaks. The trail have some steep climbs, but most people who are reasonable fit do not find it too difficult. This trek offers you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty of the high Himalayan peaks, traditional villages, and serene alpine forests in a short time frame and without the hassle of the high altitude sickness. The Annapurna area was first explored by … Read more

Annapurna Circuit and Dhaulagiri Ice Falls

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While trekking the 23 days of the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal you should really try to make the side hike to the stunning Dhaulagiri icefall. The Dhaulagiri icefall is a glacier on the south slope of the Annapurna Range between the peaks of Dhaulagiri I and Tukuche. This is a hard day hike but is rewarded with an amazing view of the spectacular icefalls. There are no settlements on the trail so make sure to pack a lunch and possibly a sleeping bag. The trail to the icefall begins by crossing a tributary and climbing up through lush forested … Read more