Langtang Motorcycle, Trek & Summit – Narrative

Langtang Trek

Nepal, Langtang National Park Rocky Road to Langtang They say that time slows and that you see your life flash before your eyes when death approaches. I can’t vouch for the abridged version of life flashing by in slideshow fashion, but I can vouch for time slowing down as death began knocking at my door […]

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Rara Lake Trek, Nepal

Rara Lake Trek

Nepal A Long Walk in the Woods The shared tuk-tuk careened to a halt in a dust cloud that hung motionless in the hot air. I got out carefully and pulled on my backpack as I paid the driver 20 IRs (40 cents), and looked around. I was finally in Luxman Jhula (aka Rishikesh), India […]

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Search for the Digar La Pass Trek

Diga La Trek

Ladakh, India The Mysterious Digar La The objective was simple. It was the Nubra Valley to the north of Leh, in Ladakh, India. Actually there were a few details that I neglected to consider. Primarily that there was now a road from Leh to the Nubra that crossed over the highest motorable pass in the […]

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Pakistan, Nanga Parbat Trek – Narrative

Nanga Parbat Jeep

Jeep Across the Deosai Plains You Call That A Trek? Psst, buddy, you want to make a deal? That wasn’t exactly what the guy said, but it was what it sounded like to me. I was sitting in the dusty back room of a hovel in a small village in Pakistan and was trying desperately […]

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Pakistan, In Search of K2 Views at Machi Lu La Pass

Machalu Pass, Pakistan

The photo was all that I’d hoped to see in Pakistan. In that single photo, standing prominent was K2, the second highest mountain in the world, as well as Gashurbrun I (11 th ), Broad Peak (12 th ), and Gashurbrun II (13 th highest). Four of the world’s 14 giants, all within one photo […]

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