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Seven Steps from Snowdon to Everest: A hill walker's journey to the top of the world

Seven Steps from Snowdon to Everest: A hill walker's journey to the top of the world

by Mark Horrell

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|February 29, 2016

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As he teetered on a narrow rock ledge a yak's bellow short of the stratosphere, with a rubber mask strapped to his face, a pair of mittens the size of a sealion's flippers, and a drop of two kilometres below him, it's fair to say Mark Horrell wasn't entirely…
Feet And Wheels To Chimborazo: A Unique Climbing And Cycling Adventure To The Summit Of Ecuador
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The Everest Politics Show: Sorrow and strife on the world's highest mountain
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In April 2014 Mark Horrell went on a mountaineering expedition to Nepal, hoping to climb Lhotse, the fourth-highest mountain in the world, which shares a base camp and climbing route with Mount Everest. He dreamed of following in the footsteps of Tenzing Norgay…
The Chomolungma Diaries: Climbing Mount Everest with a commercial expedition
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In April 2012 Mark Horrell travelled to Tibet hoping to become, if not the first person to climb Mount Everest, at least the first Karl Pilkington lookalike to do so. He joined a mountaineering expedition which included an Australian sexagenarian, two Brits whose…
Thieves, Liars and Mountaineers: On the 8,000m peak circus in Pakistan
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This is the tale of Mark Horrell’s not-so-nearly ascent of Gasherbrum in Pakistan, of how one man’s boredom and frustration was conquered by a gutsy combination of exhaustion, cowardice, and sheer mountaineering incompetence. He made not one, not two, but three…
Islands in the Snow: A journey to explore Nepal's trekking peaks
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Two days east of Lukla was a pleasant yak pasture surrounded by high peaks. When Col. Jim Roberts set out to look for it in 1953, he ended up making the first ascent of Mera Peak and sowing the seeds of Himalayan tourism. Mera Peak has become a popular goal for…
Sherpa Hospitality as a Cure for Frostbite: A personal perspective on the tigers of Himalayan…
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The Baruntse Adventure: In the footsteps of Hillary across East Nepal
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Sherpa legend told of an enchanted valley with an invisible village, Shangri-La, that was said to be a place of great beauty. The valley became the nemesis of legendary mountaineer Edmund Hillary, who travelled there to climb 7,129m Baruntse, but succumbed to the…
The Manaslu Adventure: Three hapless friends try to climb a big mountain
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The mountain gods were protective of Manaslu, a two-pronged peak in the Nepal Himalaya, and one of the world’s fourteen 8,000m peaks. Many years ago, a Japanese team tried to climb it, but the gods had sent an avalanche in their wake which destroyed a monastery…