Monthly Archives: August 2015

Sherpa Adventure Blog – The Matterhorn

On July 14th, 1865, the intrepid and ambitious mountaineer, Edward Whymper, etched his name into the annals of alpine exploration by becoming the first man to scale the treacherous geography of the Matterhorn and experience life atop the summit of the revered ‘Mountain of Mountains’. An icon of the Alps mountain range, the Matterhorn’s distinctive pyramidal top extends to just … Continue reading

A look ahead to ‘Everest’

‘Everest’, a feature film set to be released on September 25th of this year, will look at the harrowing events of the 1996 Mount Everest disaster, reflecting on the stark juxtaposition of the commercial aspect of the Earth’s greatest challenge and the harsh realities of of Mount Everest’s unrelentingly savage nature. On the weekend of May 10th and 11th, 1996, … Continue reading