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07/05/2018
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Jon Gupta’s 7in4: EVEREST iii

Weather, wind, socialising & the waiting game… Tour of Basecamp by 7in4 founder, project leader and all-round powerhouse Steve Plain (taken between laps of Kalapathar) Follow Jon’s Adventure <Previous Post         Next Post> Most teams are now finished with their acclimatisation rotations. Some are resting at basecamp & some have dropped a day or so lower down the valley to Pangboche 4000m or Namche 3400m to rest & recover quicker. The forecast is predicting strong winds for another 3-4 days at least & then maybe (that’s a big... Read More

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Everest I: To Base Camp

< Previous Page          Next Page > A characteristically fast insertion trek up to Base Camp provided a star-studded surprise. EVEREST DAY 1, 15-Apr-2018 It feels so good to be back in the Khumbu! After a few days rest in Kathmandu, today we got the small fixed-wing flight up to Lukla (2800m). I’ve done that flight a number of times now but the landing on the short inclined runway is always fun. After a quick breakfast in Lukla we hit the trail up to Namche. It is... Read More