Welcome to the second post in the Good Trekker series! We are using the words considerate and thoughtful because we believe these are key approaches to make your trek more, fun, safe and memorable. Thinking about and being considerate of your surroundings and the people you interact with is essential for a successful experience. So here they
Check out this post from Dr. Yogesh Subedi, a friend of the Musa Masala site and one of the three doctors at Everest ER in the spring of 2016. He was recently the trip doctor on the grueling Manaslu Mountain Trail Race. Here he tells his story. ***** In Sanskrit, Manaslu means, mountain of the spirit.
So there you are, covered in sweat, legs aching, gasping for breath and wondering to yourself: If this is just the beginning of this trek, how much longer do I have to live? And what does “breathable Gore Tex” mean? Feeling like you are wrapped in a plastic bag as you drip into your boots, you don’t