HIKING

CLIMBING ISLAND PEAK (6,189m) IN NEPAL

Island Peak, locally known as Imja Tse, offers a tough challenge and incredible views of the Himalayas. At 6,189m, it is a tough test for many mountaineers and trekkers at such high altitudes. The peak is found in the Chukkung Valley and despite its height, the peak seems quite small when surrounded by the huge …

CLIMBING ISLAND PEAK (6,189m) IN NEPAL

CLIMBING ISLAND PEAK: PHOTO GALLERY

Island Peak, locally known as Imja Tse, offers a tough challenge and incredible views of the Himalayas. At 6,189m, it is a tough test for many mountaineers and trekkers at such high altitudes. The peak is found in the Chukkung Valley and despite it’s height, the peak seems quite small while surrounded by the huge …

CLIMBING ISLAND PEAK: PHOTO GALLERY

CLIMBING AMA DABLAM MOUNTAIN: PHOTO GALLERY

Ama Dablam Mountain in Nepal stands at 6,813m and is known as the ‘mountaineers mountain’ due to its technical nature and difficult terrain. Many mountaineers come from all over the world to test their technical ability amidst the high altitude of the Himalayas. Despite its technical nature, Ama Dablam is a relatively safe expedition compared …

CLIMBING AMA DABLAM MOUNTAIN: PHOTO GALLERY

CLIMBING MANASLU MOUNTAIN (8163M) IN NEPAL

Mount Manaslu, is the world’s eighth-highest mountain, reaching a remarkable height of 8,163m. Located in west-central Nepal, this mighty peak in the Himalayas is well-known as the introductory 8000m peak among the fourteen throughout the world. Manaslu is an excellent training climb for aspiring Everest climbers to see how they handle being above 8000m, in the death …

CLIMBING MANASLU MOUNTAIN (8163M) IN NEPAL

20 BEST HIKES ON OAHU, HAWAII

After spending two years on the island of Oahu in Hawaii, I found myself hiking multiple times per week. Oahu Island has two main mountain ranges that were once ‘Shield’ volcanoes but are now extinct. These two mountain ranges are called the Waianae range, which is to the west, and the Koolau range to the east …

20 BEST HIKES ON OAHU, HAWAII