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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. ... Read more

Three Must-Do Everest Base Camp Trek Experiences

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

One Step at a Time to Ama Dablam

One Step at a Time to Ama Dablam

It seems like a long time ago that I booked this trek but its now less than 3 months away! I usually try to be an early booker so I have something to look forward to for longer and having a date in my diary means my... 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

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

US Scientists Head to Base Camp to Test Effects of Altitude

US Scientists Head to Base Camp to Test Effects of Altitude

It’s something everyone who makes the Everest Base Camp trek is aware of: altitude sickness. The symptoms, and the importance of acclimatisation, are known to many a climber, but there is still research to be... Read more

British Mountaineer Vows to Honour Olympic Everest Pledge

British Mountaineer Vows to Honour Olympic Everest Pledge

In the run-up to the London 2012 Olympics, one British mountaineer has promised to take on an Everest mission with a difference. ... Read more

Saudi Princess Launches Everest Climb for Breast Cancer Awareness

Saudi Princess Launches Everest Climb for Breast Cancer Awareness

This May, ten women from Saudi Arabia will tackle Everest in a charity trek to raise awareness about breast cancer, and women’s health. The group, which has been assembled by Princess Reema Bint Bandar Bin Sultan... Read more

What Makes A Successful Everest Base Camp Trekker?

What Makes A Successful Everest Base Camp Trekker?

So you’ve set your sights on Everest, and are looking forward to beginning your adventure. Reaching Base Camp is an experience long remembered by all who achieve it, and those who get the most out of the... Read more

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