As our flight descended below the fog we could see the ground not far below. Up to this point, the short 45 minute flight from Kathmandu Nepal had been perfect: quiet passengers, great flight crew, free snack, and amazing views of Everest and all of Nepal’s major peaks. Suddenly the plane banked hard to the … More Bhutan

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

Climbing Mont Blanc

  There are very few purchases, that get us as psyched as buying international plane tickets. But for our Europe tour, we set a strict budget, meaning our flight schedule was less than desirable. When you’re at home, cosy in your jammies booking flights, it’s easy to ignore how taxing long-layovers and time-zone changes will … More Climbing Mont Blanc

DC, Philly, & NYC

After indulging ourselves in Destin, Florida for 6-weeks we hopped on a plane and a few trains to tour Washington D.C., Philadelphia PA, & New York City NY. Having never been to any part of the east coast, everything was new for me. If I’m honest, I have avoided visiting the US east coast. I am a … More DC, Philly, & NYC

Climbing Denali

May 16 – May 27, 2016  “Climb Safe. Keep Denali Clean.” NPS Ranger How tall is Denali? 20,310 feet Did we summit? No Are you dissapointed? Yes and no Are you going back? Only if we can climb alpine style (less stuff to move faster) How high did we get? Just above Camp 3 ~ … More Climbing Denali