Sacred Mountain Amnye Machen

Journey along the rushing Halong River, ford the river on horseback, trek to the imposing Amnye Machen mountain, and travel up to the Tamchok Gongkar pass to witness a vast landscape of snow-covered mountains amid bubbling springs and grassland valleys. Meet local nomads along the way, enjoy views of the Rikar Thongshang Glacier, and visit… Read more →

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Sho’La, The pass of Two Faces

Mountain passes have long held me, not only for their ‘gateway’ rolls within the Himalayas, but for their having been witness to so much movement through some of the most stunning – and daunting terrain – on the planet. Sho’la Pass for as long as anyone can remember, has ushered caravans and pilgrims to and… Read more →

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Nyenqentanglha Mountains, The Silent Guardian

Mountains within mountains seems to sum up the often-overlooked Nyenqen-Tanglha Mountains that lie nestled parallel and slightly north of the Great Himalayan Range within the TAR. The Eastern peaks and ridges remain virtually untouched and truly isolated. Long valleys lie entrenched within grand peaks, with only nomadic communities dotting the surroundings. It is a space… Read more →

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Genyen Mountain

Genyen Mountain. Genyen is best experienced by trekking. The Genyen area is isolated, not many people go there. During the trek we meet many different cultures and spend time with the nomad communities. The monasteries in the area are very special since they were founded by the first Karmapa. Guru rinpoche and other important historical… Read more →

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Three sacred mountains circuit of Mt Risum Gompo

My favorite trek is the outer kora (circuit) of Mt. Risum Gompo with the sacred mountains of Chenrezig, Jambeyang and Chana Dorje. There is an immense beauty of nature, both small and large: the alpine flowers and the symmetry of three sacred mountains and oracle lakes.

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