Everest North side team reaches the summit

On May 21, 2016, the Satori Everest North side team has reached the summit of Mt. Everest. Six climbers and six Sherpa made it to the summit, including team members from Italy, Spain, Brazil, India, Poland and Japan. In all Satori put 13 clients and 16 Sherpa on the summit of Mt. Everest this…

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Everest South Side Team reaches the summit

The Satori Everest South side team is safety back at camp II and will be making their way to base camp today. Congratulations to the 7 clients and 10 Sherpa from Satori that reached the top of the world on May 19, 2016. With clients from around the world to include Japan, India and Iran we were…

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Everest Base Camp

Everest teams preparing for summit push

The Satori Expeditions Mt. Everest teams on the south and north sides are acclimated and resting at their respective base camps.  The teams will be getting a few days of well deserved rest before attempting a summit push around May 16-17, 2016.  God speed to both…

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Mt. Everest 2016

The climbing season is in full swing in the Himalayas, so here is an update from the mountains: Everest South Side: The Satori Mt. Everest South Side team consists of 10 climbers from 5 countries, with 6 having reached base camp yesterday and the remaining 4 on their way to EBC. Our Sherpa team…

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Why are you doing that?

Another day at the gym and another few hours battling the discomfort and pain that is part of the spin bike, stair climber or interval runs on a steep hill at my local State Park. Hour after hour, day after day, month after month, this is what it takes to attempt one of the largest mountains in the…

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The Journey

The Journey

The gurgling pain in my stomach woke me up – for the fourth time – around midnight, man, was I sick. I climbed out of my warm sleeping bag and immediately felt the cold air at 17,000 feet in the Andes Mountains of Peru. After some fishing around, I located my headlamp before climbing out of the…

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2014 Everest Expedition Team

The 2014 Satori Adventures and Expeditions Everest Expedition Teamalong with our amazing partner Rishi Bhandari, are making last minute preparations before leaving for Lukla.  Once in Lukla the team will meet with the guides and Sherpa support team and being the trek to Everest Base Camp.  This…

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Alan Arnette Interview with Dan Nash

For 2014, I will be interviewing some of the smaller Everest guide services in addition to the climbers.  The big name guide companies take about half of the total climbers to Everest so who guides the rest? There are many small companies to fill this gap including Dan Nash out of the US. I…

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Mt. Alpamayo Expedition

Avoiding Manhattan

Waiting out a storm high in the mountains is the side of mountaineering that is not thrilling, exciting, or flashy.  They don’t make movies about it, magazines don’t write about it, but we have all had done it numerous times.  Waiting, sometimes for hours and sometimes for days, means a lot…

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