How To Trek to Nanga Parbat Base Camp, Pakistan

Nanga Parbat Jeep

This post will outline how to trek to Nanga Parbat Base Camp, Pakistan. I will provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to a full written narrative, photos and videos. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoe string. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. […]

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How to Trek in Pakistan for K2 Views

Machalu Pass, Pakistan

This is how to trek in Pakistan for K2 views. I will provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to a full written narrative, photos and videos. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoe string. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. Difficulty Level:   […]

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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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Shivapuri Mountain Biking

Shivapuri Bike Ride

Shivapuri National Park, Nepal Ride to Nowhere I felt a stinging pain and then something wet behind my ear. I tried to reach around to confirm my suspicion but the constant bouncing and swaying of the bus made it impossible at that moment. I was currently on top of a Nepalese bus that was careening […]

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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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Burning Ghats, Nepal

Death 1

Pashupatinath Temple Hindu Death There is one thing that is certain in this lifetime: eventually we all die. In the Ram Ghats death is viewed as a natural aspect of life. A dead adult Hindu is mourned with a cremation, while a dead child is typically buried. The last rites are usually completed within a […]

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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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