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Everest Base Camp Articles

Himalayan Photography: Everest Base Camp In Stunning Detail

By Charlotte Kawecki - 23rd January 2013
in Everest Base Camp, The Himalaya

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Himalayan Photography: Everest Base Camp In Stunning Detail

As anyone who has joined Mountain Kingdoms on an Everest Base Camp adventure will know, there’s nothing that can compare to standing on the slopes of the world’s mightiest mountain. It’s never been easier to get a... Read more

What’s The Accommodation Like En Route To Everest Base Camp?

By Kirsty Parsons - 03rd December 2012
in Everest Base Camp, Ask an Expert

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What’s The Accommodation Like En Route To Everest Base Camp?

For many travellers, setting off for Everest Base Camp is a thrilling quest into the unknown – but it’s still nice to know a bit about what to expect, especially when it comes to accommodation.There is a range of... Read more

London To Everest Base Camp - Olympic Spirit Is All Around!

By Jude Limburn - 24th August 2012
in Everest Base Camp, The Himalaya

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London To Everest Base Camp - Olympic Spirit Is All Around!

A few months ago we reported on British mountaineer Kenton Cool’s mission to carry one of the 1922 British Everest expedition’s gold medals to the summit. Now, in the midst of London’s thrilling summer of sport, it feels... Read more

What Was It Like For Everest’s Pioneers?

What Was It Like For Everest’s Pioneers?

Stories of the first Everest expeditions – the danger, the adventure, the determination – continue to inspire those who embark on an Everest Base Camp trek today, and it’s easy to wonder, but hard to know: ... Read more

Records For Oldest And Youngest Women To Summit Everest

Records For Oldest And Youngest Women To Summit Everest

This year has already seen numerous successful mountaineering missions in the Himalayas, with several record setters among them. The bar was set high when a new Everest Base Camp trekking record for youngest climber... Read more

Three Must-Do Everest Base Camp Trek Experiences

By Kirsty Parsons - 05th August 2012
in Everest Base Camp, Ask an Expert

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Three Must-Do Everest Base Camp Trek Experiences

An Everest Base Camp trek is, of course, an incomparable experience in itself, but there are many components that make up a journey - from the glory of the grandest views to the warmth of small moments shared with others.... Read more

Everest Base Camp Trekking Record Set by 7-Year-Old Boy

Everest Base Camp Trekking Record Set by 7-Year-Old Boy

Heading out on an Everest Base Camp trekking adventure is a big challenge for many, but a rewarding one too, as seven-year-old Aryan Balaji found out recently. After a two-month training period and a strenuous trek,... Read more

Everest Base Camp: Trek Target… or Marathon Starting Line?

Everest Base Camp: Trek Target… or Marathon Starting Line?

Just a few weeks ago, as seasoned climbers and first-timers alike were completing their successful attempts at an Everest Base Camp trek, another group of adventurous spirits were going in the opposite direction... Read more

Where Can I Take The Best Everest Photos?

Where Can I Take The Best Everest Photos?

One question that we hear from those embarking on a Himalayan trek to Everest Base Camp or the summit itself is: “where do I get the best photos of Everest and its surroundings?” There isn’t one definitive answer, but... Read more

Wounded Servicemen Take on Everest in Charity Climb

Wounded Servicemen Take on Everest in Charity Climb

This spring, as hopeful climbers embark on Everest Base Camp trekking routes to prepare themselves for attempts on the summit, one group in particular is making the headlines. The Walking with the... Read more