Posts Tagged: journeys

London National Park City

Today I find myself in London… When I first heard about it, I thought, what a lot of nonsense, a National Park City. …Really? However, since then when I have been in and around London I have been viewing it in a different way. Usually I when I come down for work I try to… Read more »

Back in Kathmandu

Back in Kathmandu after plane delays and cancellations in Lukla which led to over 1.5 days of delay in our schedule and thats a lot less than many as we chartered a helicopter to come down. I have had limited internet lately so will post some updates over the next few days. The important thing… Read more »

Getting colder!!

Starting to move higher on the mountain now and the temperature in the evenings is lower. Funny really, out in this beautiful space and you find you spend more and more time hiding inside a tent keeping warm!

Ready to climb

Practicing rope work today. Off to base camp tomorrow. Can’t wait to see the mountain. Limited wifi, not surprisingly. Don’t expect photos folks. More wen I am down a bit lower!

Getting ready

We are now at the bottom of cho la pass. Already been quite high. Tomorrow we set off for bad camp. Very slow internet but amazing to hav it up here.

A gentle walk in local hills

After some time relaxing and catching up on e-mails and work in the morning is was off to the edge of Kathmandu for a walk in local hills. We climbed up to a monastery and enjoyed the views from the beautiful garden, the calm inside the monastery and a welcome cool lassi drink. Then we… Read more »


Arrived in Kathmandu and we are enjoying having time for some quiet preparation. One day delay already, but it quite nice really as give a little time to catch up on sleep deprivation and settle in. Basically due to recent bad weather which has delayed flights in to Lukla and caused a backlog! So, its… Read more »

All the gear and no idea…..!

Well, our spare room seems to be filling up with my various bits of kit. Most dusted down from the past, but some brand spanking new. All very exciting. It is surprising how much kit I seem to need just to get up a hill! Anyway, those of you who have asked will be pleased to hear… Read more »

Himalayas here I come……..

Hi, I am Steve Evison, one of the founders of Nearly Wild and Nearly Wild Camping. This blog is a place that we will build up stories and resources to inspire each other to explore the natural world, and hopefully work to protect it. The first blog posts will probably be about some of my family and friends own… Read more »