Expedition Prep – Kathmandu

Posted by Cholaste 2016, Expeditions

Busy Times in Kathmandu! Getting ready for an expedition is always different from trip to trip. This time is no exception! Landing in Kathmandu just prior to one of the largest festivals can present interesting challenges. Right now Dashain is in full swing – this means that for the last few days the roads were […]

Cholaste 2016, Expeditions

Welcome to the Updates/ Dispatches Page for the Cholaste SW Ridge Expedition.  We will be updating this page with reports and images when ever possible as we approach the mountain and whilst we are on it. Expedition Staff Lead Guide                         Mal Haskins .                                            IFMGA / NZMGA Second Guide                    Jerry Gore .                                           www.action4diabetics.org Lead Sherpa                      Sherap […]


This page links you to Expedition Forms and FAQ. Forms – Password Required General Expedition Forms – Member Information Gereral Expedition Forms – Medical Information FAQ What is altitude sickness? Altitude sickness is an “umbrella term” and includes 3 components: Acute mountain sickness (AMS) which is essentially headache and nausea at about 3000m or more […]