Tag: Everest Base Camp

9 April 2021
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Everything you need to know before you trek Everest Base Camp

The trek to Everest Base Camp is one of the most beautiful expeditions in the world. Hiking in the foothills of the Himalayas is an incredible experience, and you’ll pass through the Khumbu Valley before you arrive at Base Camp, where the wonder of Mount Everest will rise up before your eyes. In short? It’s mind-blowing! If you’re thinking about taking on the expedition, you’ve probably got a lot of questions. So we’ve put together this bumper post, which has everything you need to know before you trek Everest Base Camp. No matter what your question, we’ve got the answers!

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What is the food like on the Everest Base Camp (and Island Peak) Trek?

One of the best things about trekking holidays is the fact you need to keep your calorie intake nice and high. When you’re spending the whole day hiking, you need to keep your energy levels up! Another bonus? When you’re trekking in amazing countries like Nepal, the world of cuisine is opened right up. You’ll get to enjoy incredible foods that you’d be hard pushed to find back home. But if you’re plotting your next adventure and love your food, you’re probably wondering… what is the food like on the Everest Base Camp (and Island Peak) Trek?

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5 facts about Everest Base Camp

Mount Everest is possibly the most famous mountain in the world. But while we all know about the earth’s highest point, what do we know about Everest Base Camp? Well, thanks to the many expeditions we have run, we know quite a few stats about it. So whether you want to impress your mates or get some talking points for the trail, here are 5 facts about Everest Base Camp…

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How long does it take to trek to Everest Base Camp?

If you’ve always dreamed of joining an expedition to Everest Base Camp, you’ve probably dreamt of the days of trekking and exploring that led to that final goal. But with all the different routes and acclimatisation time, how long does it take to trek to Everest Base Camp, all in all? We’ve got all the info you need…

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Is it safe to climb Everest Base Camp?

Safety should always be your primary concern when planning any kind of mountain trek. It should be the number one element you consider when making any choice, whether you’re choosing a company for a far-flung expedition or climbing a mountain ten minutes from home. When you hear the word Everest, you might think of all the horror stories you’ve heard. The mountain itself is one of the world’s most dangerous. But is it safe to climb Everest Base Camp? Here’s everything you want to know…

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How much does it cost to trek to Everest Base Camp?

Now is definitely the time for trip planning. We all need something to look forward to, particularly something far-flung and adventurous. The Earth’s Edge trek to Everest Base Camp is one of our most exciting and popular expeditions. But how much does it cost to trek to Everest Base Camp? Is it expensive? And what are the hidden costs? We break it down for you here…

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Can beginners trek to Everest Base Camp?

Mount Everest might be the (literal) high point in any adventurer’s career. But while we might associate Mount Everest with high-octane expeditions and a lot of risk, Everest Base Camp is a different story. While reaching the summit of Mount Everest is a serious feat of physical accomplishment, beginners can trek to Everest Base Camp with (relative) ease. Of course, that doesn’t mean it’s an easy trek! If this is an expedition you’re considering, read on to find out more…

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How hard is it to trek to Everest Base Camp?

The word Everest has such undeniable gravitas. It’s a place that has such an aura about it, and will sound impressive to almost anyone you mention it to. But what about Everest Base Camp? While we all know that climbing Mount Everest is a monumental challenge, how hard is it to trek to Everest Base Camp, the place where the summit begins?

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The best books about trekking

If you’re looking for last minute Christmas gifts for an outdoorsy friend, or want some reading inspiration for the festive break, we have you covered. While we may not be able to go off on far-flung adventures right now, that doesn’t mean we can’t dream about it! Here are some of the best books about trekking to get you excited for future adventures

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