Mark Whitman
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Best Training Program For The Everest Base Camp Trek

As one of the most popular mountain treks in the world, the Everest Base Camp Trek is accessible to most people who have some sort of fitness level and a decent drive to last two weeks on a cold mountain!

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Lukla Airport – The Gateway To Mount Everest

‘Beautiful yet terrifying’ seems to be the standard response from anyone who has flown into Tenzing-Hillary Airport – more commonly known as Lukla Airport. Situated on the face of a mountain

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Internet Access On Everest Base Camp Trek

For some, the appeal of trekking in a remote region such as the Khumbu region of Nepal is that it offers an escape from the constantly connected life back home. No annoying emails from your boss, random

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Acclimatisation And Altitude Sickness Guide For Everest Base Camp Trek

Located in a region synonymous with high altitude, the Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the highest trekking routes in the world. Typically starting at 2,600m at Lukla Airport and reaching a high point

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Best Time To Trek To Everest Base Camp

The Everest Base Camp Trek runs through the Khumbu region of Nepal, typically starting at Lukla and ended up at the Everest Base Camp. While the higher sections of the region are known for extremely cold

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Everest Base Camp Trek Distance, Length and Elevation

The Everest Base Camp Trek is the most popular trek in the Nepal region and one of the most iconic and well-known treks in the world. After a nerve-racking flight into Lukla airport that is sure to get

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Insurance For Everest Base Camp Trek

Taking on the Everest Base Camp Trek involves travelling to and from, as well as spending time in, one of the most remote regions on earth. While the trek is not explicitly dangerous itself, it does pose

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Everest Base Camp Trek Cost – Financial Considerations

The Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most iconic in the world. By retracing the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay and countless other pioneers, the Everest Base Camp Trek provides a unique

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How Many People Die On The Everest Base Camp Trek Annually?

Although not a nice topic to think about, the good news is that deaths on the Everest Base Camp Trek are relatively rare! This is certainly true when compared to summiting or attempting to summit Everest.

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How Difficult Is The Everest Base Camp Trek?

As daunting as the name may sound, the Everest Base Camp Trek is not a difficult trek at all. While only a few brave (and crazy) men and women will summit Everest each year, around 30,000 people will make

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