Category Archives: Reviews and News

EKP to become EMS contributor!

It’s been a great week for EKP. On Wednesday we learned that starting next week, Eastern Mountain Sports will begin picking up EKP content for the gear company’s online outdoors blog! We hope to be featured 2-4 times a month … Continue reading

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Website shout out to Adventure Parents

Happy nearly weekend everyone. Meena and Dan will be headed to Portland this weekend for some R&R. Look for a report sometime on Monday. Until then, we wanted to post a shout out to a great website we’ve been getting … Continue reading

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Climbing as a way of life: An interview with White Mountain hikers and girl power adventurers, the Herr ladies

On April 3, Patricia Ellis Herr opened her book reading at the Harvard Coop by reading the title of the first chapter of her book, “Are You Out of Your Mind?” It got a good laugh out of the standing-room-only … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: EKP to feature the women of UP on Friday

EKP is proud to announce that not only were we able to interview Patricia Ellis Herr, the author of the recently released Up: A Mother and Daughter’s Peakbagging Adventure. But, we also interviewed the two young ladies at the center … Continue reading

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That Sherpa just jumped off Mount Everest, or how to learn to love BANFF despite the lines

Right. So. These two Sherpas climbed to the top of Mount Everest, assembled a paraglider AT THE SUMMIT, then jumped off, flying 25 miles to Namche Bazaar in 45 minutes. That’s about 30,000 feet to about 10,000. Of the seven … Continue reading

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Book Review: Following Atticus

Following a big guy and a little dog They like Ike: Atticus and Tom on the summit of Mt. Eisenhower. Courtesy photo Following Atticus: Forty-Eight Peaks, One Little Dog and an Extraordinary Friendship, by Tom Ryan, William Morrow, 2011, 273 … Continue reading

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EKP / Nepal Chronicles featured blog of the week

Just a quick thank you to our friends at the Outdoor Blogger Network who named us one of their Featured Blogs of the Week! Rebecca and Joe are great lovers of the outdoors and supporters of outdoor writing and we … Continue reading

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