A Year in Nepal: Chapter 5 “I’m a Mountaineer Get Me Out of Here”


Mountaineering in Nepal, my longest chapter, and I've possibly fallen between three stools by adding more stories ... as some asked for, but retaining descriptions/content about the subject of the chapter. Again though, let me ask everyone stopping by here for help, do please comment, reblog, Facebook it, etc etc., all will be accepted, acknowledged, … Continue reading A Year in Nepal: Chapter 5 “I’m a Mountaineer Get Me Out of Here”

A Year in Nepal: Chapter 1 First Impressions


A Year in Nepal" is a book I have been writing since the beginning of this year, 2019. I'd got to my 6th chapter and somehow ran out of steam, lots of ideas, content, adventures, but just couldn't continue or explain it! I let it sit there for two months, and despite encouragement from friends … Continue reading A Year in Nepal: Chapter 1 First Impressions

Picture behind the story #24 Did I Reach The Summit?


The summit of Imja Tse beckoned, only the ice pyramid to overcome, would my 12 months upskilling and preparation pay off? Mountaineering IS suffering! Stage 1: Twin Otter, Kathmandu to Lukla Stage 2: Trek to Everest Base Camp, 10 days Stage 3: Find your mountain, camp high, keep hydrated Stage 4: Ascend slopes and snow … Continue reading Picture behind the story #24 Did I Reach The Summit?

Picture behind the story #14 A World Altitude Record With a Steam Iron


A personal PhotoChallenge matching a story to a photo every day for 30 days with short tales of travel, mountaineering, Nepal, art, and a few personal ones too! 14. A World Altitude Record With a Steam IronThere’s not many can say they’ve held a world record, but ..... our mountaineering team of Andy 1, Ged, … Continue reading Picture behind the story #14 A World Altitude Record With a Steam Iron