How Women Hikers Cope with “WOMEN STUFF” During Multi-day Hikes

A lot of non-hiking friends would often ask me how does women hikers maintain cleanliness or hygiene when doing multi-day hikes. So, here's the big reveal 😂, let's answer some FAQs: 📍 How do you bath? Well, we don't. Usually 😅 Remember when you were young and you didn't like to bath or d kaya … Continue reading How Women Hikers Cope with “WOMEN STUFF” During Multi-day Hikes

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The Cost of Your Dream Trek

Money sure is not easy to earn. It is the by-product of spending long hours at work and having to endure a mean boss (lucky if yours isn't!) and I'm sure you'll gonna debate with your inner self if you should spend it on your dream trek or as a downpayment on your dream home. … Continue reading The Cost of Your Dream Trek

Guide to trekking Everest Base Camp

Probably everyone I know who has a passion for hiking mountains dreams of trekking any of the classic routes in the Himalayas. One of them is the Everest Base Camp or EBC to most. I was given a chance and an opportunity to drop everything and embark on this journey. An editor-in-chief of mine back … Continue reading Guide to trekking Everest Base Camp

Finally, Everest Base Camp!

EVEREST BASE CAMP 17,598 ft From Luboche, to reach the base, camp one needs to pass by Gorakshep, stop for lunch and from there it would be only 2-3 hours trek. The excitement is there yet it also felt like judgment day. https://www.instagram.com/p/BhqncyYjolu/ I was freezing when we arrived at the fog-covered Luboche, the snow … Continue reading Finally, Everest Base Camp!

EBC, A Once-in-a-Lifetime-Trek: Periche

"But at times I wondered if I had not come a long way only to find that what I really sought was something I had left behind.." Thomas F. Hornbein P E R I C H E 14,340 ft https://www.instagram.com/p/BiNp8U-j4ah/ Getting frightened in the middle of the night was an unforgettable experience. I woke up … Continue reading EBC, A Once-in-a-Lifetime-Trek: Periche

EBC, A Once-in-a-Lifetime Trek: Thyangboche

"All other things being equal, move closer to nature and you'll be happier. Move away from nature and you'll be more depressed" T H Y A N G B O C H E 12, 687 ft As mentioned, this is where the Tengboche Monastery is, perched on a shoulder of a ridge. It is an … Continue reading EBC, A Once-in-a-Lifetime Trek: Thyangboche

EBC, A Once-in-a-Lifetime Trek: Namche Bazar

"I doubt if anyone would claim to enjoy life at high altitudes - enjoy, that is in the ordinary sense of the word.." Eric Shipton, Upon the Mountains N A M C H E B A Z A R 11,300 ft https://www.instagram.com/p/Bh4-gvTDqo9/ We woke up a bit late and hiked to the Sagarmatha National Park … Continue reading EBC, A Once-in-a-Lifetime Trek: Namche Bazar

Everest Base Camp, A Once in a Lifetime Trek: Phakding

‘It has been a long road… From a mountain coolie, a bearer of loads, to a wearer of a coat with rows of medals who is carried about in planes and worries about income tax’ – Tenzing Norgay ~ ~ ~ ~ P H A K D I N G 8,562 ft ~ ~ ~ … Continue reading Everest Base Camp, A Once in a Lifetime Trek: Phakding