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Peak Profile: Ama Dablam

24th April 2019 | 0 comments

Often described as the most beautiful mountain in the world, the ‘Mother’s Necklace’ doesn’t allow mountaineers easy passage to her highly-prized summit…

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Nepalese winter provides best photo opportunities

11th November 2013 | 0 comments

Adventure travel specialists World Expeditions are encouraging walkers and photographers alike to visit Nepal during the quiet winter months for the best photo opportunities. Winter trips throughout January and February are said to offer the best conditions for shots of the mighty Himalaya, due to the contrast of clear blue skies and snow-capped mountains, in addition to being much quieter …

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Girls of Everest, part 4

24th March 2012 | 0 comments

Over the last week, we’ve been speaking to some of the young women who are heading off to the Himalayas this spring to attempt Everest, and today we chat to  the young woman who’s already been there and done it, Bonita Norris. Bonita came to prominence after summiting Everest in 2010 at the age of 22, and has since climbed …

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Girls of Everest, part 2

15th March 2012 | 1 comment.

This week we’re featuring some of the young women who are hoping to make their names on Everest this year, and after we spoke to Becky Bellworthy yesterday, it’s time to speak to 21-year old Mollie Hughes, who is leaving for Nepal at the end of this month. So what inspired Mollie to want to climb Everest? “I’ve been hooked …

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T&M duo summit Ama Dablam

20th December 2011 | 0 comments

Bonita Norris and Jon Gupta – both regular writers for Trek & Mountain – summited Nepalese peak Ama Dablam (6812m) on November 17, 2011. Climbing on separate expeditions, Norris reached the summit at 11.45am, five days after leaving base camp and was the first of her team to reach the top. Jon, meanwhile, was climbing alpine-style, and reached the summit …