Tackling Mount Everest…

Gokyo Ri Mount Everest

Mt Everest Base Camp (EBC) is one of the most exciting and rejuvenating lifetime experiences. Just imagine standing in the lap of Himalayas, surrounded with breath-taking sceneries.

It is 8848 meters , the world’s tallest mountain, which extends to Nepal and Tibet. It generally refers to two base camps on the opposing areas of Mount Everest. There is the first base camp which is situated in Nepal with an approximate altitude of 5,364m. The second base Camp is located in nearby Tibet, China, which has altitude of just over 5,150 m. Most of the climbers climb the mountain from Nepal since it is the land of numerous Himalayas.

After completing a flight from Lukla to Namche Bazar, the trekkers reach Gorak Shep before contnuing towards Base Camp itself, which is situated by Khumbu Glacier. For those of you who are enthusiatstic photographers, a lot of people will spend a few hours climbing Kala Pathar. This is the point where you can enjoy the most beautiful view of the Everest and enjoy the beauty of majestic Himalayas.

From Kala Pathar, you will be able to take in the breathtaking views that takes in such spots as Lingren, Khumbutse, and Everest itself. This really is a once in a lifetime trip to some of Nepal’s most stunning peaks.

If you are looking to summit Everest, you must be in top physical and mental shape, and done the necessary training. It is important to have already completed successful summit attempts at peaks above 20,000 ft.  This allows you to practice with the most important gear and equipment which will aid you in your summit attempt, as well as preparing you for the extremely cold temperatures, aswell as altitude you will have to face when attempting to climb Everest. Make sure you practice your cramping skills. It is important that you do this both on and off rocks. Good luck!

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