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Mount Everest Deaths Rise Due to Overcrowding

  • December 4, 2019

This year’s climbing season has seen a rise in the number of deaths on Mount Everest as hundreds of people take on the challenge. The average deaths per year has remained steady at about 6 for the

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DJ Paul Oakenfold Plays Gig At Everest Base Camp

  • April 16, 2017

When the now-legendary British DJ Paul Oakenfold made a name for himself during the 90s rave scene, his dream was to play at stages in Ibiza and the biggest and best clubs around Europe and America. Now,

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Food on the Everest Base Camp Trek

For many, the Everest Base Camp Trek is the experience of a lifetime. As with any trek in a foreign country, food plays a big role in learning the culture of the region as well as nourishing you for the

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Teahouses on the Everest Base Camp Trek

Teahouses have become synonymous with the Everest Base Camp Trek and with trekking in the Himalayas in general. To those not familiar with the term, tea houses are not so much houses that serve tea, but

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Sagarmatha National Park – Home To Mount Everest

The Sagarmatha National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that encompasses 1,148km2 of land in the Himalayas of eastern Nepal. The word, Sagarmatha, is the Nepali word used for Mount Everest (Mount

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Island Peak and Everest Base Camp Trek

This guide covers the Island Peak variation of the Everest Base Camp Trek by providing a detailed itinerary of the climb and how it fits into the base camp trek schedule.We also answer various questions

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Kala Patthar Trek – EBC’s Famous Viewpoint!

The Kala Patthar Trek is not so much a trek itself, but rather an optional short hike on the Everest Base Camp trek. It is a short, typically few hours add-on that ascends Kala Patthar, a hill that

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Three Passes Trek to Everest Base Camp

This guide covers the clockwise variation of the Three Passes Trek circuit by providing a detailed itinerary, route maps as well as answering questions on cost, packing, best times to trek and more.The

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Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek (Expert Guide)

This article covers the Jiri variation to the Everest Base Camp by providing detailed maps, itinerary and by answering various question on the logistics of the trek, the best times to trek, what to pack

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Gokyo Lakes Trek To Everest Base Camp (Expert Guide)

The Gokyo Lakes Trek to Everest Base Camp is a variation of the traditional trek to Base Camp that offers additional sights and the wonderful opportunity to experience the beauty of the highest

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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 with a good fitness level and a decent drive to last two weeks hiking at altitude! As a

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Lukla Airport – The Gateway To Mount Everest

  • January 28, 2017

‘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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