Category Archives: the Himalayas

35,000 people head to Everest, what will be left behind?

Reaching the top of the highest mountain, Everest is one of the mountaineer dreams and every year 35,000 people visit the mountain accompanied by 80,000 porters, to attempt to reach the top. Isn’t that amazing number ??  They usually stay … Continue reading

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Conquer Cancer Conquer Everest

Another amazing climber I met this year (May, 2011)  is Sharon Cohrs from Australia.  She is a breast cancer survivor and she reached the summit of Mt Everest (8848m)!! She became the 1st Breast Cancer survivor in the world to … Continue reading

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Frostbite … What it looks like?

Speaking of frostbite, I heard sausage fingers should be fine.   It will heal but once it gets black and hard, it’s warning . I met this great and very funny Canadian ( Laval St. Germain ) who climbed Mount Everest … Continue reading

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