Support Nepalese Guides in a Himalayan Alpine Climbing Course

Support Nepalese Guides in a Himalayan Alpine Climbing Course

Support Nepalese Guides in a Himalayan Alpine Climbing Course


Mountaineering Training in the Heart of the Himalayas

This winter, Nepal Alpine Guides and Karma Project are working together to provide formal rock climbing, ice climbing, mountain rescue, wilderness medicine, and outdoor leadership training to local Nepalese guides in the Everest and Makalu Regions, and they need your support.

For every international climber attending the Himalayan Alpine Climbing Course, 1.5 local Nepalese mountain guides will be trained and outfitted. The month-long course will culminate with a climb of 21,247 foot Mera Peak, and part of the project will also work towards providing educational scholarships for locals, building more sustainable sources of electricity in the village, and supporting the growth of independent small businesses.

Sponsors & Providers



Glen Young

American Mountain Guides Association SPI Certified Guide, NOLS Mountain and Rock Instructor, Leave No Trace Trainer, Wilderness First Responder, Karma Project Founder


Karma Sherpa

Porter turned 8,000 Meter Peak Guide turned Higher Path Treks and Expeditions Owner, Nepal Mountaineering Association and Nepal Mountaineering Instructors’ Association Advanced Level Accreditation


Jake Willson

Miyar Adventures Professional Mountain Guide, Explore Inspired Staff Writer, Between The Peaks Expedition Denali Member, Crystal Mountain Ski & Snowboard Instructor


Katie Fairman

Crystal Mountain Ski Instructor, Former Alaska Wilderness & Glacier Guide, Mountaineer

How to Help


Jake and Katie are in need of support from sponsors to complete the training course. Sponsor their efforts on the ground in Nepal and receive photos/videos from their purpose-driven adventure.


Is there an aspiring climber in your organization that you’d like to send to the Himalayan Alpine Climbing course? Put your people in the mix and share first hand stories from their experience.


Equipment is always helpful. There are many needs from the local guides in training and also within this small Nepalese community and your gear can help fill the gaps.


Visit the the YouCaring page and donate direct to our team in the Himalayan Alpine Climbing Course provided by Karma Project and Nepal Alpine Guides.

Join 2,000+ subscribers

Get Inspired Every Friday.

No spam ever. Unsubscribe at any time. Powered by ConvertKit