If you go

Adventure Sherpas’ next trip to Mongolia will be Sept. 20 through Oct. 7. The trip will be featured at Midwest Mountaineering’s Outdoor Expo on April 25. More information at Adventure Sherpas, based in Ely, Minn. (1-866-774-3772; www.adventuresherpas.com).

Getting there: Travel agent Elsa Abate at Addis Travel in St. Paul says round-trip tickets for Ulaanbaatar are currently $2,165, but she anticipates that the prices will be going down. The flight time to Ulaanbaatar is about 21 hours on Delta Air Lines. Addis Travel: 1-651-646-6900; www.addistravel.net.

Kathryn Kysar