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EVEREST TREKKING PEAKS

 

Nepal

 

led by Nick Kenealy & Emma Jack

20 October - 15 November 2007

 

Details of this year's trek can be found on the KE Adventure Travel website - Everest Trekking Peaks

(local agent Himalayan Experience)

 

Everest Trekking Peaks at EveryTrail

Map created by EveryTrail:Share GPS tracks

 

Steph's report can be found here: http://extremechicken.blogspot.com/2007/11/nepal-part-deux-3-weeks-3-peaks-and.html

 

Day 1  Fly to Doha from London Heathrow courtesy of Qatar Airways

 

 

Day 2  Fly on to Kathmandu

 

 

Day 3  Tour city - visit Buddhist Stupa and Hindu Temple

       

 

 

Day 4  Fly to Lukla, but had to return because of cloud cover

 

Day 5  Successful flight to Lukla and walk to Phakding

 

       

     

 

Day 6  Walk to Namche Bazar via Jorsale and Everest viewpoint

       

 

 

Day 7  Acclimatisation day in Namche Bazar; walk to Everest View Hotel

       

   

 

Day 8  Trek to Dole via Kangjuma and Mon La

       

 

 

Day 9  Walk to Machermo and visit medical centre

       

 

 

Day 10  Acclimatisation walk up Machermo ridge in morning; ropework practice in afternoon

       

     

 

 

Day 11  Walk to Gokyo

       

       

   

 

 

Day 12  Walk up Gokyo Ri to see sunset on Everest

       

       

 

 

 

Sun setting on Everest

   

   

   

(My camera has now been repaired!)

 

Day 13  Walk to below Cho La via Thangma

       

 

 

       

 

Day 14  Walk over Cho La pass through Dzongla to below Lobuche East

       

       

       

   

 

Day 15  Walk up to Lobuche East high camp

       

       

 

 

Day 16  Others climb Lobuche East early morning; all descend to Lobuche village

     

 

Day 17  Walk up Kala Patthar and back to Lobuche

       

       

       

 

 

Day 18  Walk over Kongma La pass

       

     

 

Day 19  Scramble/climb up Pokalde; lunch at camp before walking to Chukkum

       

       

 

 

 

     

       

       

 

 

Day 20  Walk to Island Peak base camp

       

       

 

Day 21  Others climb Island Peak early morning; all descend to Chukkum

       

   

 

 

 

Day 22  Walk to Phunki Tenga via Dingboche, Pangboche and Thyangboche monastery

       

       

       

 

Day 23  Walk to Chumawa via Namche Bazar; minute's silence at stupa

       

     

 

Day 24  Walk to Lukla via Pemba's teahouse (climbing sherpa); say goodbye to sherpas & porters; presentations and dancing

       

       

 

 

Day 25  Fly to Kathmandu; Christmas shopping

 

Day 26  Visit monkey temple and Durbar Square

       

       

       

       

 

 

Day 27  Fly back to London Heathrow via Doha