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And they’re off!

Sanna and Roeland are now officially starting their incredible ‘Everest no O2’ adventure with a 6,189m peak as acclimatiser/appetiser! They’ll be leaving from Chukhung village (4,730m) to reach the base camp of Imja Tse, better known as Island Peak, by Wednesday, and...

Trekking day 2

The storms passed during the night and this morning the sun was shining with majestic, snowcapped summits peeking behind the mountains.Aaah,what a sight! The trail toward Namche Bazar (3440m’s) was very mellow to begin with until the last 500 vertical meters of...

Trekking day 1

Wednesday was an early start to the airport, to take the plane to Lukla. This little town at 2800m is the beginning of the trek to Everest BC. After arranging our porters, we used this first day trekking as a slow start, getting used to the altitude again, dodging the...

Expedition food

How does it work with food on the expedition? Our base camp service includes all the meals in the base camp so that part is taken care of, but for the rest, it’s a time consuming, complex task to get it right. We’ve calculated breakfast, lunch and dinner...

Kathmandu streets

On the streets of Kathmandu. Since our arrival a few days ago we have taken it easy: done a few strolls around the beautiful Boudha stupa, slept, unpacked and met up with the expedition organizer for final details as well as seen a couple of friends.The first picture...