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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

Trail Racing through the Himalayas

Check out this post from Dr. Yogesh Subedi, a friend of the Musa Masala site and one of the three doctors at Everest ER in the spring of 2016. He was recently the trip doctor on the grueling Manaslu Mountain Trail Race. Here he tells his story. ***** In Sanskrit, Manaslu means, mountain of the spirit.

Short Film: The Everest Basecamp Medical Clinic

Hi friends! Watch this awesome short on the Weatherport tent that was donated to Everest ER this season. It’s narrated by Dr. Natasha Burley, one of three doctors who staffed the tent this 2016 season. Dr. Burley is an anesthesiologist from Scotland, a fine voiceover artist and an up-and-coming star in the high altitude football

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.