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Digital Himalaya
University of Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology pilot project to develop digital collection, storage, and distribution strategies for multimedia anthropological information from the Himalayan region. The resources will eventually be available to the general public and the people of the region.

Himalayan Mercantile
Online gallery offering a broad selection of antique art and ethnographica, with an emphasis on quality and a deep appreciation of cultural context.

The Mountain Partnership Website
This provides information about the Mountain Partnership, which developed as a result of the International Year of Mountains and the World Summit on Sustainable Development, both in 2002. It introduces the members and initiatives of the Partnership, and provides a calendar of events and information about key issues and funding resources.

Mountain Voices
This website presents interviews with over 300 people who live in mountain and highland regions round the world, with oral testimonies organised thematically and by origin.

The Mountain Forum website
This features interactive interfaces, such as discussion lists, email auto reply, electronic conference, on-line library, and databases. Global information on sustainable mountain development is archived on this website.

The People and Planet website
This site has a dedicated section on mountains providing feature articles, facts and figures about various aspects of mountains, book and film reviews, links, and a current newsfile.

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) Mountain Programme website.
This contains information on the FAO field projects in relation to sustainable mountain development, mountain-related events and links, Chapter 13, mountain issues and publications. Work relevant to mountain ecosystems is undertaken throughout the major programme of the Organisation including forestry, agriculture, fisheries, social affairs, sustainable development and information, which can be accessed under the main web site of FAO

The website of Mountain Research and Development
the pre-eminent mountain journal.

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) website.
It archives information on research, projects, technologies and publications on the Hindu Kush-Himalaya. It also provides databases on these themes and on various sustainable mountain development sectors in the Hindu Kush-Himalaya, and links to organisations and by themes.
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Outdoor Research
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Black Diamond Gear
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Sierra Trading Post
Moosejaw Mountaineering
Advanced Base Camp
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Wilderness Medicine:

High Alt Medicine Guide
Wilderness Medical Society
Travel Medicine
Nepal International Clinic

Nepal and Everest:

All Things Everest
Daily Everest news
Himalaya Links
Everest Trek map
Himalaya Rescue Assoc (HRA)
Everest Cybercast
Khumbu Trek Photo Album
More Himalayas Treks
Imja Tse Photos
Island Peak Journal
Nepal Information
Images of Nepal
Nepal Treking Info
Travelers Nepal Page
Nepal Home Page
Nepal National Park
CIA Fact Book - Nepal
Scott Yost's Nepal Trek Journal
Limping Through The Himalayas

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Russian Climbing Site
National Geographic
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