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Musa Masala Goes to Breckenridge: The 2017 WMS Conference

Dr. Jennifer Konokpa sent us this post about the Summer WMS conference, where Musa Masala had a fundraising table for the Wongchu Sherpa Memorial Hospital. We had a very successful time helping the fund, and we had fun. One of the highlights for us was hearing Luis Benitez, an inspiring Everest summitter, speak. We made sure he

Altitude Illness: Tips to Stay Healthy

Welcome back to the Good Trekker Series. We’re pleased to introduce our newest expert, Dr Yak! No one knows about living at high altitude like a yak and this yak has all the answers. We are also introducing our new Altitude Tip cards. A version of the card will be distributed to all three clinics this spring

Chyangba Village Trek: WMS Goes to the Hospital

This past November, members of the Wilderness Medical Society, led by Dr. Eric Johnson and Dr. Luanne Freer, trekked to the site of the Wongchu Sherpa Memorial Hospital, which will be built in Khamding, Solu Khumbu, Nepal. The group was guided by Ang Phula Sherpa, managing director of Peak Promotion—a trekking, climbing and filming company in Nepal—and

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.