Female climbers have often faced enormous obstacles as mountaineers. But despite the difficulties she encountered, the first Everest female summiteer, Junko Tabei, epitomizes all that is remarkable in a successful, talented climber of any sex. Her impressive climbing accomplishments include the Everest summit, but that was just one of her many extraordinary feats. Committed mountaineers […]

Justin Grodman loves nature and hiking. He is on a mission to help inner city kids in San Francisco have the chance to enjoy nature through a fundraiser he describes below. “I am planning on hiking Mount Whitney next summer and am doing it through a Bay Area program called Climbing for Kids. It is the […]

It’s been two years since MatterhornNepal-GuideSource Treks & Expeditions (MNGS) officially founded the Education for Orphans of Nepal (EON) charity. Started in 2001 and completely funded by company profits, EON was legally registered in 2010 to allow anyone to contribute to the living and educational expenses of these Nepalese children without families. While MNGS still funds […]