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Way to Everest base camp opened

Solukhumbu: A way leading to fourth base camp of Mount Everest has been made. The opening of the way to camp was delayed due to adverse weather in the past but now it has come into operation, said Dendi Sherpa, communication officer at the camp.

The fourth camp locates at the altitude of 8,000 meters.

Likewise, the way leading to second camp was cleared by Everest Pollution Control Committee and the way up to the fourth camp was cleared by different trekking companies.

Sherpa further said that the mountaineer shall climb the Everest since May 12 to May 30 for this session.

Now, as many as 500 foreigners and 500 Nepali nationals are in the base camp for climbing the Everest in this session.

Source: Republica-05 May, 2013

Everest Base Camp Trekking- A must on Your Bucket List

Everest Base Camp trekking should be on everyone’s bucket list. If you love the outdoors and are fit to boot then what is holding you back? Pack your bags, head to Nepal and fall in love with the mountains.

Gokyo lake
One of the five Gokyo lakes on the way to EBC

I was scared of the journey before even undertaking it. I understood that if I was given the opportunity to be so close to Mount Everest then the journey was bound to be difficult. But being an admirer of the mountains there was no way that I was going to let this opportunity pass. I trained for a month. It wasn’t a heavy workout routine. On the contrary, it was quite simple. I ran 1 km everyday and took stairs instead of elevator at work. Read More