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October 14, 2016
Nain climbing the North Ridge of Mt. Stuart near Wenatchee. Photo by Jason Schilling

Sandeep Nain Gives up Tech to Follow His Passion

Original article By Josh Cohen on March 25 2015. Posted on 425business.com. Ceaseless curiosity inspired Sandeep Nain to leave behind software engineering and pursue alpine guiding. Sandeep Nain was at a crossroads familiar to many middle-age adults. He had a steadfast passion — in Nain’s case, climbing mountains — that he wasn’t able to fully pursue because of growing work responsibilities and a baby at home. But, unlike many middle-agers, Nain decided to turn play […]
May 10, 2018

Sandeep Nain takes his business to new heights

Original article posted on: Microsoft ALumni Sandeep Nain is living a dream by turning his passion – climbing – into his vocation as the owner of a mountain guide service. Just like climbing, though, owning a small business is full of ups and downs. “It sounds like a romantic idea, but then there’s the … details that go with it,” Sandeep said. “It’s a lot more work than I thought it would be.” Sandeep walked […]
August 7, 2015
Mount Shuksan Cover in Snow

The American Alpine Journal 2014

Miyar Valley, Masala Peak (5,650m), Los Crotos (not to summit); Neverseen Tower (5,750m), Changa Style (not to summit). For 20 days in September, Carloncho Guerra, Aztlan Madio, and I visited the Miyar, intending to climb new rock routes. We took a public bus to the road head and didn’t hire porters, horses, or even a cook for base camp. With bad weather and heavy sacks, it took six days to reach base camp on the […]