NEWSLETTERS - Manaslu 2011

Newsletter 1210 October 2011

Back in Kathmandu  First of all, Himalayan Experience would like to apologise for getting the numbers of this season’s Manaslu summiteers slightly wrong. In our last newsletter,...

Newsletter 115 October 2011

Himalayan Experience Summit Success       Within two days, Himalayan Experience has put 46 people on the top of Manaslu, which actually makes up almost 10 percent...

Newsletter 1029 September 2011

Quizzical looks at the Weather After having relaxed in the snow, rain and finally in the sunshine, the team is getting ready for their second summit attempt. The weather had played a few...

Newsletter 926 September 2011

‘The mountain was not ready for us’ Like so often in the mountains, things did not go to plan for our first summit attempt. We were all ready to go for the top in the coming...

Newsletter 822 September 2011

Getting Ready for the Summit The countdown is on. On Tuesday, Russell and the guides revealed our tentative summit dates and all of a sudden everything seems to be happening very...

Newsletter 719 September 2011

Feeling the Earth Move at High Camps Many of you might have read about the earthquake that hit Nepal on Monday at 6.30pm local time. The epicentre of the 6.9 quake was in the east of...

Newsletter 614 September 2011

Not all roads lead to the top of Manaslu Finally – the sun has hit base camp and everyone is making the most of the warm weather with washing, drying, showering and doing some...

Newsletter 513 September 2011

Back down in the rain After having spent three nights at Camp I at 5,570m (18,300ft) and climbed a bit higher for acclimatization purposes, the Himalayan Experience team has come safely...

Newsletter 48 September 2011

First trip to Camp I On Tuesday, the team ventured out to higher altitudes and for the first time they reached the height of 5,500m (18,200ft), where they ‘tagged’ Camp I...

Newsletter 35 September 2011

  Settling in at Manaslu Base Camp This is just a brief update from Manaslu base camp, where the Himalayan Experience group arrived on Saturday, after having spent five days...

Newsletter 230 August 2011

Whistle-st op in Ka thman du On Saturday, the whole team had finally made it to Kathmandu and gathered in the Hyatt hotel, where they stayed for just two nights. The short days were...

Newsletter 123 August 2011

Himalaya autumn season 2011 kicks off   Himalayan Experience is back on Manaslu, which will be the company’s fourth season on the world’s eight highest mountains. Last...