Everest Base Camp 2012

Itinerary

Quick Stats: Total Days to Reach Base Camp: 10 (7 days of climbing, 3 acclimatization days) Total Elevation Gained: ~9100 feet Altitude of Base Camp: 17,598 feet above sea level Total Days to Descend from Base Camp: 4 days hiking Itinerary: 29  Mar       Arrive Kathmandu 1317m 30  Mar      …

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Gear

Gear

Imagine packing for 21 days and you have to fit everything into one backpack and one duffel bag. For this type of extended trek, picking the right gear is one of the most important decisions I will make as part of the trek. The focus is on having as many…

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How I Physically Prepared

In order to maximize my time I combined both indoor gym workouts with outdoor hikes. Each has their own specific goals associated with the workout. The most challenging aspect of the hike will be responding to the significant change in altitude and adapting to another cultures food customs. Outdoor Hikes…

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