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
Hello Musa fans! Check out this great blog by Dr. Liz Edelstein, with her take on an article from the WMS Wilderness Medicine Magazine on the spring 2016 season on Mount Everest. It includes interviews with the Everest ER doctors Yogish Subdish and Dr. Tatiana Havryliuk. Wishing you a safe and joyful weekend.
The Sherpa people live in the Khumbu region of Eastern Nepal, also called the Everest region, for it includes Mount Everest, the “Forehead in the Sky.” At 8,848 meters, Everest is the world’s tallest mountain. The Sherpa people are famous for their impeccable mountaineering skills. Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary were the first