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How to trek to Everest Base Camp

8 min readPublished Jan 13, 2021

Mount Everest has captivated intrepid men and women since the 1920s. The exploits of legends such as George Mallory, Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay…

A male mountaineer walking at Dingboche.
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Dos and don'ts for your Everest Base Camp trek

6 min readPublished Dec 10, 2020

Trekking to Mt. Everest Base Camp is hard - make it easier for everyone else by following these simple etiquette guidelines.

The Everest base camp trek can see over 30,000 visitors a year © Sarah Bence / Lonely Planet
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Everest’s deadly season: overcrowding or summit fever?

5 min readPublished May 30, 2019

The image of the lonely mountaineer, struggling against adversity to claim the summit, has taken a few knocks in recent weeks. When Nepali mountaineer…

Everest’s deadly season: overcrowding or summit fever?
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Ask an expert: Jo Bradshaw on how to pack for the Himalayas

7 min readPublished Mar 20, 2017

Imagine: after two days hard trekking, finally you see it. Jagged, snow-shrouded, and utterly awe-inspiring – Everest rises ahead. So far on this epic…

Ask an expert: Jo Bradshaw on how to pack for the Himalayas
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Trekking Nepal's most hair-raising passes

7 min readPublished Oct 1, 2014

When people talk about trekking in Nepal, there's one question on everyone's lips. How high did you go? That's more than just bravado – with Nepal's…

Trekking Nepal's most hair-raising passes