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Everest Base Camp by the long way round.

As it’s the EBC season, some readers may like to see this article on last year’s trip there.

Mountain Experience

The view to Gokyo from the Renjo La.  Everest is the high peak on the left above the lake. The view to Gokyo from the Renjo La.
Everest is the high peak on the left above the lake.

An account of a Jagged Globe Trek in October 2014, with Nigel and Lisa, Hugh and Richard, Lianne and David, Helen, Colin, Chris, Phil and Alex the trek leader; Dawa the sirdar and Nuru his deputy; Lots of porters, a cook team and a few yaks!

Monday 13th October

This wasn’t my first time to do this, but I still felt the shock as the alarm woke me at 0350hrs in the morning. We were at The Summit Hotel in Kathmandu and our plan was to get an early start to beat the bad weather before it compromised any of the flights into Lukla. The usual scenes of chaos gripped the airport as people weighed, packed and repacked their kit for the Twin Otter flight into what has been dubbed…

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