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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.

The Good Trekker: An Introduction

So there you are, covered in sweat, legs aching, gasping for breath and wondering to yourself: If this is just the beginning of this trek, how much longer do I have to live? And what does “breathable Gore Tex” mean? Feeling like you are wrapped in a plastic bag as you drip into your boots, you don’t

Remembering Wongchu Sherpa: My Father’s Dream

Every father has their own dream for their children, but my father’s dreams were especially unique. My father, the late Mr. Wongchhu Sherpa, was born in a remote area of the Everest region, Tapting-1, Chyangba Village. He breathed his last breath at age 48 in December, 2015. He was not only my father, but with

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.