April 20-27 and April 27-May 4, 2019     
Live the Ultimate Adventure

Dr. Jack Wheeler's 2019 

Himalaya Helicopter Expeditions
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Jack has been leading handcrafted expeditions around the world for over 40 years. He started his adventure travel career early: after becoming the Youngest Eagle Scout at 12 years old, he then climbed the Matterhorn at 14, swam the Hellespont at 16, and was adopted into a clan of Jivaro headhunters in the Amazon in the same year.


He made three “first contacts” with tribes never before contacted by the outside world: a clan of Aushiri in the Amazon, the Wali-Ali-Fo in New Guinea, and a band of Bushmen in the Kalahari. 


He has retraced Hannibal’s route over the Alps with elephants and has led numerous expeditions through Central Asia, Tibet, Africa, the Amazon, and elsewhere - including 18 expeditions to the North Pole. In 1983, he was listed in The Guinness Book of World Records for the first free-fall skydive in history onto the North Pole itself. 


In 2015 he completed a life goal of going to every single country in the world. 


His mission is to open up the possibility for everyone to live a truly adventurous life - to experience the thrill of High Adventure.

Dr. Jack Wheeler was dubbed the 
"Real Life Indiana Jones" by 
the Wall Street Journal 

Himalaya Helicopter Expeditions

It is one of the greatest adventures 
on the planet in only one week! 

So successful that we're offering it again in 2019!

Mountaineers often call the highest mountains in the world "achttausenders" -- German for “eight-thousanders”, mountains over 8,000 meters high (26,247 feet).There are only 14, all on the Roof of the World, and they are the most magnificent mountains on Earth.  


While normally to reach any one of these, you must trek for many days over rough mountainous terrain at very high altitude, Dr. Jack Wheeler created an alternative. 


In 2006, Jack led the first – and to this day only – helicopter expedition to the Concordia base camp of K2, to stand in awe of these majestic peaks at the foot of the Baltoro Glacier.


Most of the 8,000ers are in the Himalayas of Nepal. To trek to the base camp of any of these 8 – Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, Manaslu, Annapurna, and Dhaulagiri – is a major undertaking of extreme physical effort, time, and money. 


They are all ultimates of Himalayan trekking.

Mount Everest and Lhotse - photo by Jack Wheeler

The challenges of reaching these mountains on foot is why very few have ever been to all of them – only 23 people have undisputedly climbed all 14 of the 8,000ers. 


But this spring, when the sky is sparkling clear and conditions for fabulous photography are pristine – Jack Wheeler will again have an alternative. In fact, you will see more of the mountains than climbers ever get to see.


In just one week, Jack will take you by helicopter to the base camps of all eight 8,000 meter peaks in Nepal, piloted by the most experienced mountain rescue pilots in the world.To be in the presence of any one of these mountains is an experience you will never forget.


Contact: jack@wheelerexpeditions.com.

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