Hillary Journal

Edmund Hillary's son Peter and grandsons George and Alexander; are following in their grandfathers footsteps with a growing passion for the world's alpine environments and cultures. George and Alexander are currently on a journey through the Himalayas, visiting schools and hospitals built by their grandfather, as well as attempting climbs on mountains where their grandfather led the first expedition. Here we follow their adventures as they prepare for the next step of their challenge.

Altitude in the Himalaya


Acclimatizing to the tallest mountain range in the world takes time and preparation. Departing the equatorial and at times tropical Kathmandu comes with an amount of trepidation as we flew to the gateway of the Himalaya...