Everest Base Camp, A Photo Diary – Decent

The final post of the diary covers our descent from Kalapatthar back down to Lukla, and from there to Kathmandu. Wednesday 16th November, PM : Kalapatthar (5,545m) ¬†to Perchiche (4,280m) No photos. Thursday 17th November, ¬†Perchiche to Tashinga (3,450m) Friday 18th November: Tashinga to Monjo (2,850m)   Saturday¬†19th November:¬† Monjo to Lukla (2,804m) Sunday¬†20th¬†November: Lukla … More Everest Base Camp, A Photo Diary – Decent

Everest Base Camp, A Photo Diary – Everest

Part 4 of the diary focusses on the final upward trek to Base Camp and to our ultimate high point of Kalapatther, at 5,545m. Tuesday 15th November: Lobouche to Everest Base Camp (5,300m) then Gorak Shep (5,165m) Wednesday¬†16th November:¬†Kalapatthar (5,545m) then down to Perchiche (4,280m) Diary Notes ‚Äď Days 12 &¬†13 Tuesday 15th November: Lobouche … More Everest Base Camp, A Photo Diary – Everest

Everest Base Camp, A Photo Diary – Higher Ground

Part 3 of the Photo Diary covers days 9-11 as we leave the trees behind and climb above 4,000m, visit Ama Dablam Base Camp, reach the Khumbu Glacier, and trek to Lobouche, at 4,931m¬†our jumping off for¬†Everest Base Camp. Saturday 12th November: Ama Dablam Base Camp (4,576m) Sunday 13th November: Pangbouche to Dingboche (4,360m) Monday … More Everest Base Camp, A Photo Diary – Higher Ground

Everest Base Camp, A Photo Diary – The Journey Continues

Part 2 of the¬†photo diary of the Everest Base Camp, covering days 4-8 of the trek as we spend¬†our time acclimatising below 4,000m. Tuesday 8th¬†November: Namche Bazaar to Mende (3,700m) Wednesday 9th¬†November: ¬†Mende to Thame (3,801m) and back Thursday 10th November: Mende to Tashinga (3,450m) Friday 11th November: Tashinga to Pangbouche (3,863m), via Thyangboche Diary … More Everest Base Camp, A Photo Diary – The Journey Continues

Everest Base Camp, A Photo Diary – First Days

It’s a nearly two weeks since I landed in¬†a cold, rainy Manchester, after¬†three weeks trekking in¬†Nepal, and it’s taken that time to get some photos and notes of the trip in order. The original intention was to set a limit of one¬†photo per day and one post, but it proved¬†too¬†difficult and too limiting and so … More Everest Base Camp, A Photo Diary – First Days