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Everest Marathon: How I (Barely) Survived the World’s Highest Race

If you don’t feel challenged enough to run 26 miles at sea level, try running on a glacier and a rocky alpine terrain with menacing yaks in your path at 17,000 feet. Not that I particularly wanted to be challenged, loved running or ever attempted to run a marathon or even a half. But I

A Look Back on Guiding the WMS Team

It has been five years since I decided I wanted to become a trekking guide. My journey started by being a porter. Even though I have many connections in the trekking and tourism industry, I wanted to fulfill the role of a porter, to experience the life and the pain. In the beginning, it was

The Summit Situation on Everest

Hello Musa fans! Check out this great blog by Dr. Liz Edelstein, with her take on an article from the WMS Wilderness Medicine Magazine on the spring 2016 season on Mount Everest. It includes interviews with the Everest ER doctors Yogish Subdish and Dr. Tatiana Havryliuk. Wishing you a safe and joyful weekend.  

Stay tuned for updates on the Musa Masala book, proceeds of which will benefit the building of The Wongchu Sherpa Memorial Hospital in Chyangba Village, Nepal.