National Geographic Tackles Everest

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The two-month expedition seeks to repeat the historic climb of the 1963 National Geographic-sponsored American Mount Everest Expedition, almost 50 years after that first American ascent. Mountaineer Conrad Anker and photographer Cory Richards will attempt the risky West Ridge route. At the same time a second team with additional climbers from The North Face and National Geographic writer Mark Jenkins will take on the mountain’s Southeast Ridge. Follow the action here … Read more

Everest Gokyo Trek Itinerary

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View Everest Goyko Trek in a larger map The interactive profile map shows the Everest Gokyo region plus you can follow the trekking route for the Everest Gokyo Trek.  Also, click the “earth” button in the top right hand corner to see the amazing geography of the Everest Gokyo region in Nepal.  The Everest Gokyo Trek itinerary listed below shows the days needed for the trek plus details for each day of trekking. Day 01 Fly Kathmandu to Lukla. Trek to Phakding. Day 02 Trek to Namche. Day 03 Acclimatization day with optional hikes … Read more

Everest Gokyo Trekking

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The 20 day Everest Gokyo Trek is popularly known as the " The Ultimate Trek." It has almost everything that Nepal has to offer: stunning mountain views from Chukung, Kala Pathar and Gokyo Ri, fascinating villages and Tibetan Buddhist monasteries and the culture and hospitality of the endearing Sherpa people. The adventure begins with a flight to Lukla (2,805m/9,200ft). You will then trek up to Kala Pathar view point (5,550m/18,200ft) and continue by venturing off the main trail to cross the Cho La pass (5,422m/17,783ft) into the Gokyo Valley. … Read more

Mt Everest Base Camp Trek

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Experience The fifteen day Mt. Everest Base Camp trek departing from Kathmandu and visiting Namche and Tengpoche on your way towards the majestic Mount Everest, the highest peak or mountain in the world. Your trek will take you over breath-taking rivers via suspension bridges and continue up steep ascents as you approach the world’s tallest mountain.Your trek will take you to the small mountain of Kala Pattar which is adjacent to Mount Everest and has jaw-dropping views of the Mount Everest trekking region showcasing some of the world's other … Read more