Tag: Mongolia

Mongolia 2018 Team Explores Ulaanbataar

Hi all, The rest of the team arrived last night and got a few hours of sleep before our city tour today. We spent the day exploring the National Museum of Mongolia, Gandan Tegchenling Monastery, and the Winter Palace of the Bogod Khan. After a short afternoon nap we attended a performance by the Mongolian […]

Mongolia 2018 Underway!

Our 2018 Team has arrived in Mongolia! Follow along on their adventure in the coming days!

Mongolia 2017 Team back in Ulaanbaatar, Wrapping up trip

Hello Everyone, Yesterday morning we left Olgii on a 3 hour flight back to UB. We arrived in the afternoon, checked into our hotel downtown and then had our celebratory dinner last night at my favorite restaurant “Silk Road”. Today is the final day of the trip and most of Team Airdrop will be heading […]

Mongolia 2017 Team’s Eagle Hunter visit

Hello Everyone, Today after breakfast and another visit this morning with our local family friends we headed on down the road to the village of Sagsai where we visited an accomplished horseman and eagle hunter. This is one of the highlights of this unique trip. Not only do we get to hike and climb but […]

Mongolia Team is back down at Base Camp after summiting

Mongolia Team Reaches the Summit of Mount Khuiten with 100% Success!

Mongolia Team is up at High Camp on Mount Khuiten

Mongolia Team enjoyed a skills review day

Mongolia Climbers Summit Malchin Peak

Mongolia Climbers reach Base Camp

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