hiking, travel

Adventures in Closing

September 24 Well, the hiking adventure is basically over at this point. Still in Lukla, waiting for the weather to clear to the plane can come from Kathmandu. Been up since 5am and it's now nearly 7am, but it's nice. Maybe I'll get an extra day here, spend some time exploring around Lukla, that'd be… Continue reading Adventures in Closing

General Blog, hiking, travel

I Pooped My Pants Last Night

September 22 I should ask for a Kindle the next time gifts are being given. I love reading and it would be handy to have a lot of books on one small tablet. Although I do like the feel of real books, it's not very practical to carry around 10 books while traveling. Pooped my… Continue reading I Pooped My Pants Last Night

climbing, hiking, travel

Step, Step, Rest, and Breathe

September 20 We left around 8ish in the morning from Khare, all of our gear for a high altitude adventure packed up and ready to go, crampons, ice axes, helmets, harnesses, horribly heavy ice boots, food, snacks, warm clothes, tent, cooking supplies, rope, carabineers, prusik, ascender, all the essentials. And every time I’m so impressed… Continue reading Step, Step, Rest, and Breathe

hiking, travel

Pooping at 4,300 Meters

September 16 4300 meters! Woo! (14,100 feet) Today was pretty chill. Started with a late breakfast at 7:30am, so slept in until about 7:15 which was nice for a change. Constantly tired here, maybe that's the altitude or could be something actually wrong with me. If I go home before I turn 26, I'm definitely… Continue reading Pooping at 4,300 Meters

hiking, travel

Off Season Hiking to Samha

September 15 Home for the night, great pancakes here too! Half of hiking is digging through your bag in hopes that you can find that one thing you know is in there and it started on the top yet somehow made its way to the very bottom. The other half is griping about how many… Continue reading Off Season Hiking to Samha