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Myths About Altitude Illness Debunked

Welcome to part two of our altitude tips post for our Good Trekker series! This time Dr. Yak tramples over some of the most common myths of traveling to high altitude.  If you are trekking in Nepal this spring, make sure to stop by for the daily altitude lecture given at the HRA clinics in Manang

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

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.