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
Welcome to the second post in the Good Trekker series! We are using the words considerate and thoughtful because we believe these are key approaches to make your trek more, fun, safe and memorable. Thinking about and being considerate of your surroundings and the people you interact with is essential for a successful experience. So here they
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.