Posts Tagged "Everest"


The talented folks at Teton Gravity have put together a truly stunning video of some of the Himalayas most iconic peaks. The Video starts off in Kathmandu, Nepal and then traverses the Himalayas. How did they film these amazing shots? They state: Filmed from a helicopter with a crew flying from Kathmandu at 4,600 ft. up to 24,000 ft. on supplemental oxygen, these are some of the most stable, crisp, clear aerial shots of these...

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  So far away from Everest in Nepal, our journal has never felt so close to home. The Trek to Denali Our medium-sized Everest Explorer Leather Journal made the trek up to the tallest mountain in all of North America. Denali, also called Mount McKinley, stands majestic at 20,310 feet above sea level. Kathmandu Valley Co. Journals are always looking for a new place to explore. Our journals are crafted in Nepal with handmade lokta...

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Are there Yeti in Nepal? Legends of strange creatures in the land have captured the imagination of many throughout the years. From “adorable” to “abominable” the question of the Yeti (mountain man aka snow man) has inspired and haunted many. Reported Sightings Enough reported sightings have keep interested parties searching and continue to draw interest. In 1925, N. A. Tombazi, a photographer and member of the...

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Ever looked at a collection of clocks marking time from around the world? You may have noticed that Nepal is 15 minutes ahead of its border neighbor India, and it is 45 minutes different when comparing to other countries’ time zones. Three’s Company There are only three time zones with a 45-minute offset from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), and Nepal Standard Time (NST) is one of them. The history behind it is quite...

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Catalogue your adventures with the Nepali Traveler Journal. Headed abroad or just seeking a place to capture your most important thoughts, the Nepali Traveler is the perfect companion. Capture your travels in the journal, but don’t limit it to just travels abroad. Hikes, and trips to enjoy nature, thoughts on life, and sketches of your favorite places or people make a great addition to the Nepali Traveler. The paper comes from...

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We’ve put together a small video introduction to our journals that we’ll be sharing on the inter webs. Hope you enjoy! Journals Featured in the Video: Nepali Traveler Everest Explorer Nepali Recorder Eco Fern Goldenrod The Nepali Dot Eco Batik Nepali Keeper (Sage, Terra Cotta, Dark...

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The climb up the tallest mountain in the world is no small feat, but even just getting to the base camp is a trek all in itself. But climbing Mount Everest is not the only way to enjoy its beauty. Travelers can trek to certain points and villages and needn’t go all the way to the Southern Base Camp to see Mount Everest. Many people will make the trek at least part way stopping at villages that offer a glimpse of Mount Everest....

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Going through my closet, I found shirt I bought in 2007 to support Super Sherpas, an Everest expedition made up of entirely of Sherpas. Sherpas are common guides for mountaineers who want to summit the highest mountain in the world. They live in the high, very high, altitudes of the Himalayas. Tenzing Norgay, a Sherpa, and named by Time magazine as one of the 100 most influential people of the 20th century, accompanied and guided...

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