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Introducing the 2017 Nepalese Women’s Kanchenjunga Expedition

The Women’s 2017 Expedition to Kanchenjunga is such a meaningful endeavor for all of us at Musa Masala. It centers on two of our goals: the empowerment of women, especially in Nepal, and highlighting the frightening effects of climate change on the Himalayas. In addition, seeing these climbers, along with other Nepali athletes like Mira Rai, inspire a new

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

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.