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Day 15. Everest Base Camp Trek. Lobuche to Gorek Shep and Base Camp

NEPAL | Saturday, 31 May 2014 | Views [768]

Today’s trek started on thin peat beds on the flank of the Khumbu Glacier. The magnificent peak of Pumori to the front left and the massive and imposing Nuptse, spawning clouds to the right, dominate the view. Everest can't be seen, hidden by Nuptse's ... Read more >

Tags: everest base camp, gorek shep, icefall, khumbu glacier, nuptse


Day 11. Everest Base Camp Trek. Namche to Deboche

NEPAL | Saturday, 31 May 2014 | Views [2916] | Comments [1]

I slept 10 hours last night; the best of the entire trek so far. I invented a 'cure' for my condition. [1]    I reasoned that if my body wasn't detecting CO 2 in my body, I needed to create some, so slept with a scarf over my face and my ... Read more >

Tags: deboche, everest base camp, namche


Day 8. Everest Base CampTrek. Lukla to Phakding

NEPAL | Saturday, 31 May 2014 | Views [713]

Gerard and Nick were to arrive at about 9.00, which gave us the luxury of a lie in and a late start. We we're wakened early by the roar of the first wave of early flights landing, taxiing and leaving via the 500 metre runway. They appear from the south ... Read more >

Tags: everest base camp, lukla, phakding


Day 3. Everest Base Camp Trek. Bhanda to Sete

NEPAL | Saturday, 31 May 2014 | Views [796]

This really is No Country for Old Men! I was too exhausted to write this yesterday. Trying now, though with another exhausting day behind me. Overnight the rain had cleared and given us a dazzling day, having dissolved the shrouding smoke haze.... Read more >

Tags: bhanda, everest base camp, sete, trek


Day 1. Kathmandu to Shivalaya (via Jiri) by bus. 4/2014

NEPAL | Saturday, 31 May 2014 | Views [5046] | Comments [1]

On the map the road to Shivalaya winds east and north from Kathmandu approximately 220 km. Look closely and you'll see hairpins and switchbacks, but these gross changes of direction only hint at the true nature of the road. It should also be marked ... Read more >

Tags: bus to jiri, everest base camp, kathmandu, shivalaya


Summary: Everest Base Camp Trek -Shivalaya - EBC - Lukla

NEPAL | Friday, 30 May 2014 | Views [472]

Summary: In April 2014, three 66+ year-old men made the long trek from Shivalaya to Everest Base Camp, using the first 7 days to acclimatize at lower altitude and get into better physical condition before tackling the arduous high altitude stages.... Read more >

Tags: everest base camp, lukla, shivalaya, trek


To Kathmandu

NEPAL | Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | Views [674]

Checked in a 13kg backpack and carried on another 8kg of stuff that didn't fit in it. All these bags I seem to need... a backpack to carry, a duffle to give to the porters, a day pack for rest days and a bag to leave in Kathmandu.... Too much stuff I'm ... Read more >

Tags: backpacking, everest base camp, people, trekking



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