Nepal: The Khumbu Valley and Ama Dablam

When we entered MLR (mid-life retirement) our first trip was to be to Nepal and do some climbing. Literally, as we sat at the computer debating about which flights to book to Kathmandu the devastating 2014 earthquake hit Nepal. Seeing the devastation, and knowing our desired timeline to be there would put us smack in … More Nepal: The Khumbu Valley and Ama Dablam

Manaslu Basecamp Trek

We signed up to do a 14-day trek with TAG Nepal that would take us from the small village of Dharapani, up and over Larkya Pass, then to Manaslu basecamp, and finally back to Dharapani. We were only doing half of the circuit, as a landslide occurred the week before we arrived, killing four people, and … More Manaslu Basecamp Trek