Tag Archives: Himalayan Expedition

The Glacier’s Breath – Amid the Temples of Ice

Himalayan glaciers and their freshwater plight as climate change hits the third pole. Continue reading

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Our Expedition Ladakh gets Cover Feature in Outpost Magazine

Delighted to make the cover-feature (top-less no less) of Canada’s award-winning Outpost Magazine in the current edition. Our journey last year along the Route of Wind and Wool, tracing the ancient Himalayan pathways by foot is the focus. Another of … Continue reading

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The Tea Horse Road Expedition – 8 Years’ On…

A tribute to the Tea Horse Road expedition and its participants 8 years on Continue reading

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Explorers Club Talk – Jeff Fuchs Presents the Himalaya’s ‘Route of Wind and Wool’

February 14 at 7:15 PM ET: Explorer Jeff Fuchs and the Route of Wind and Wool at  Valentine’s Day Talk….ahem Kensington Tours 36 Toronto St #300, Toronto, ON M5C 2C5 Explorers Club members and friends across Canada are encouraged to … Continue reading

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Mountain Eloquence

I’m reminded of some simple mountain-borne brilliance. The deliverer of the words was as simple and straightforward as the words themselves. The old Himalayan brigand and trader’s words about the mountains rings truer on every journey through them that I … Continue reading

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Expedition Update: An Epic Horseman

Bandits and brigands who were ever creative would often strike not at or after the crossing of a pass but rather in the valleys leading to the great passes, where escape routes were numerous and sightlines blurred and blocked. Mountain … Continue reading

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Expedition Update: The Ice Cometh and Porter Power

  Chandra River Valley   To fuel and propel our team we’ve had to enlist another team. Seven Nepali porters await us in this valley of the Chandra River. They wait in flip flops looking gentle but being tough beyond … Continue reading

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Expedition Preparation in Hong Kong – The Route of Wind and Wool

With Hong Kong’s torrents coming down and heat coming off of every surface, it seems strange to be packing down jackets, crampons, gloves, and kit for the mountains (though tea will not seem a strange addition to any). With the … Continue reading

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Expedition Update: ‘kora’ 100% Yak Wool Performance Baselayers joins as sponsor

Our expedition of ‘Wind and Wool’ will proudly and happily be encased in the Himalayas’ own yak wool on this journey thanks to kora. Under my North Face shells, and fleeces a snug himalayan sourced yak wool baselayer will be … Continue reading

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Expedition Update: The Where’s and What’s of the ‘Route of Wind and Wool’

Our intended route – a faint path at best that disappears entirely in the snows and sands at times – will average 4,000 metres + and will trace one of the most vital trade routes of Himalayas and Central Asia. … Continue reading

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