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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