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Nepal fundraising completed- thanks to all!

A huge, heart­felt thank you goes out to all who donat­ed to the Rebuild­ing Nepal’s Vil­lages GoFundMe cam­paign. Thanks to 542 of you, near­ly 90 thou­sand dol­lars will go toward recov­ery in the after­math of the 7.8 mag­ni­tude earth­quake that hit Nepal on April 25th of this year. 

Destroyed home in a vil­lage. Stew­art Wolfe photo

In the lat­er part of Novem­ber, Moun­tain Mad­ness Pres­i­dent and Own­er Mark Gun­log­son will join MM Guide Deana Zabal­do in Nepal to begin the process of dis­trib­ut­ing funds, offer­ing direct assis­tance to repair and rebuild. Pri­ma­ry recip­i­ents will be the Moun­tain Mad­ness extend­ed fam­i­ly of Sher­pa and their communities.

Before the earth­quake: a scene from the 2007 Ever­est Base Camp Trek. Deana Zabal­do photo

Stay tuned for more updates once Mark and Deana hit the trail.

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