Monthly Archive for: ‘December, 2009’

Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival

Most of us, understandably, think of Nepal as a place where films are shot, not really where films are watched. …

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Blind and Naked

I've heard, strangely, many people remark about Erik Weihenmayer's 2001 climb of Everest that it really wasn't that remarkable. Sure, …

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The Wildest Dream preview screening

The Wildest Dream is a new film on the story of George Mallory and Andrew Irvine, starring Conrad Anker and …

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Thursday Thought: The Mountaineer as Artist

Climbers approach the Hillary Step on Mount Everest. George Mallory is known for his climbing, or, more specifically, for his …

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National Geographic Adventure…is no more…

Some sad news coming today from Steve Casimiro, West Coast Editor at National  Geographic Adventure. On his blog, The Adventure …

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The Basics of Altitude: A Primer on AMS, HACE, & HAPE, Part III

Members of Nepal's cabinet will meet on December 4th in Gorak Shep in an effort to raise awareness about the …

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A new addition…Ryrie Kirk Norton

Some of you may have noticed I haven't been posting much in the past couple of weeks. Fortunately, there's a …

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