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It really is an amazing experience. I have spent a month trekking in Ladahk and loved that, but to see the Nepalese Himalayas was just incredible! And the World Expeditions set up and itineraries really are great.

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Everestís Deadliest Day: A Panel Discussion

Everestís Deadliest Day: A Panel Discussion

Thursday Oct 09, 2014 - 07:00:00 PM
1 Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AR

Everest’s Deadliest Day: A Panel Discussion

Everest#s Deadliest Day

An expert panel of the world’s top mountaineers discuss the events leading up to the recent avalanche that claimed the lives of 16 climbing Sherpas on Mt. Everest, and what this means for the future of Himalayan climbing and the economy of Nepal.

Panelists include:

  • Doug Scott, CBE - the father of alpine-style mountaineering, and the first Briton to summit Mt. Everest.
  • Rebecca Stephens - first British woman to summit Mt. Everest and Chair of the Himalayan Trust UK.
  • Ed Douglas - journalist and author of Chomolungma Sings the Blues and Tenzing: Hero of Everest.
  • Simon Lowe - Managing Director of Jagged Globe, a climbing company that lost Sherpas in the avalanche.
  • Dawa Steven Sherpa - Nepalese Sherpa and environmentalist who has summited Mt. Everest twice.

The discussion will be facilitated by dZi Foundation Nepal Country Director, Ben Ayers.

START: 7:00 pm -  Doors and bar open at 6:00 | FINISH: 9.00 pm

Photo Credit: Grayson Shaffer

 

Chris Bonington at 80

Thursday Dec 04, 2014 - 07:00:00 PM
1 Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AR

Mountain Heritage Trust event with Sir Chris Bonington CVO CBE DL.

A major celebration of the life and career of one of our foremost mountaineers, Sir Chris Bonington.

Save the Date. More information to come shortly.

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