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Musa Masala Goes to Telluride: WMS Conference 2016

The first week of August was epic in the development of the Wongchu Sherpa Memorial Hospital—a joint project between Everest ER, Himalayan Rescue Association and Wilderness Medicine Society. Over 530 medical professionals ascended to Telluride, Colorado for a conference on Wilderness Medicine. Throughout the week, these professionals collaborated on medicine in austere environments: tactical medicine,

Wongchu Sherpa: A Documentary

This documentary tells the story of an extraordinary man, Wongchu Sherpa. Wongchu’s final wish before his death in December of 2015 was to build a hospital in his village of Chyangba. Our upcoming book, The Adventures of Musa Masala, Mountain Girl of the Himalayas, is an effort to raise funds for the hospital. All proceeds will

Genesis of Musa: A Farcical Beginning

The idea of Adventures of Musa Masala: Climbing Girl of the Himalayas began when the two of the authors, Tatiana and Michael, were bickering over the last piece of precious chocolate cake, which had been painstakingly carried over a mountain pass in a raging snowstorm to boost group’s morale and wellbeing. Astounded by Tatiana’s insistence that she

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.