Snowshoeing is a terrific way to climb winter mountains. It allows you to reach serious 3000m alpine peaks which normally only ski mountaineers can achieve. We started snowshoeing with Hilary Sharp at the end of the 90's and each trip has been brilliant.
BackpackingFolding canoes Ally canoes
Ally canoes are made by Bergans in Norway. This is their US site.
Knoydart supply a range of folding canoes including Pakboats
Pakboat folding canoes are similar to Ally but from the US
Santa Magar (Maila)
Maila is a superb guide who we would recommend to anyone. He is unfailing cheerful and very considerate. He is also extremely experienced having trekked in every area of Nepal. We thought that he was exceptional. He speaks English. He can be contacted directly at email@example.com
Utmost Adventure Trekking (P) LtdOther travellersTandems
Utmost Adventure Trekking is the trekking agency that Maila works with. We found them very honest and helpful.They can organise any kind of trip in Nepal and also specialise in trips to Tibet. The Managing Director is Ganesh Thakuri (Subin).
Bike Friday make folding and collapsible tandems
St John Street Cycles in Bridgewater produce Thorn Tandems with SS couplings - a really high quality way to get a collapsible tandem