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Five Great Treks


Looking for your next great trek? Look no further. Experienced traveler and Journeys Senior Director Will Weber shares his five favorite treks.
Posted on January 21, 2015

Realizing My Dream in Nepal


 Journeys traveler Corky Oakes writes about her experience on the Nepal 35th Annviersary Trek. Journeys was very lucky to have her beautiful spirit on this celebratory adventure!
Posted on January 22, 2014

Things You Should Know Before Trekking in the Everest Region

Journeys Marketing Associate Katina Nichols offers wisdom she gleaned on the 35th Everest Anniversary Trek. This was a reprisal of the company's very first trek in 1978. The group would start out in Lukla and aim for either Kala Patar or Everest Base Camp.

Posted on December 4, 2013

Everest Awaits Non-Climbers


Journeys director and co-founder, Dr. Will Weber, discusses "contemplation versus conquest" of the majestic Mt. Everest.
Posted on May 29, 2013

Namche: Gateway to Everest



In April 2008, Journeys Client Services Director Florine Herendeen traveled to Nepal with her then-14-year-old daughter, Kellyn, and 3 other Journeys travelers. Florine wrote this post about her visit to Everest Namche Lodge Base. Visiting Everest Namche Lodge Base is one way that Journeys recommends to experience Mt. Everest while avoiding the risks associated with a technical, mountaineering ascent. 

Posted on June 6, 2012


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