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      Entries filed under 'Everest Base Camp'

        Video: The Most Dangerous Airport in the World?

        fileNestled high in the foothills of the Himalaya, the airport at Lukla, Nepal, has a white-knuckle reputation among adventure travelers. But is this rep justified? You can decide for yourself with this short video shot by REI staff photographer Damon P. Our intrepid shutterbug was in Nepal last December for the Everest Base Camp trek offered by REI Adventures. A short flight from Kathmandu, Lukla is the jumping-off point for treks into the Everest region. The Lukla airport—now officially named the ...

        Posted by Steve T on February 3, 2011 2:53 PM & Tagged Everest Base Camp, Lukla airport, REI Adventures, Travel and nepal | permalink | Comments

        Nepal through the Lens of an REI Staff Photographer

        fileReady for a two-minute “mental vacation” of spectacular photos? A couple of weeks ago, the REI Blog showed our staff photographer Damon loading up his cameras and power supplies for a recent trip to Nepal. It was an impressive armada of gear. Here, now, are some of his favorite shots from what was a wonderful journey. The trip is the Everest Base Camp Trek offered by REI Adventures (click on the trip link to see the itinerary). The late-November/early-December trip featured mostly clear ...

        Posted by Steve T on February 1, 2011 11:48 AM & Tagged Everest Base Camp, Photography, REI Adventures, Travel and nepal | permalink | Comments

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