Trekking and climbing in the Himalayas

by Sue Sullivan

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Table of Contents

The sendoff
Getting to Kathmandu
Kathmandu; gear sort
Flying to Lukla
The trek begins
Porters
House construction
Phakding to Namche Bazar
Namche Bazar
Namche Bazar to Khumjung
Khumjung
Rest day at Khumjung
Khumjung to Tengboche
Tengboche; Horses!
Tengboche to Dingboche
April 3: Rest day at Dingboche
April 4: Dingboche to Chukung
April 5: Chukung to Island Peak base camp
Island Peak base camp
April 6: to Island Peak high camp
April 7: start of Island Peak climb
April 7: Island Peak climb
April 7: descent to Island Peak base camp
April 8: back to Dingboche
Food
April 9: Dingboche to Lobuche
Lobuche
April 10: to Pumori Base Camp
Pumori base camp
April 11: to Pumori Advanced Base Camp
Pumori Advanced Base Camp
April 13: Everest Base Camp
more Everest Base Camp
April 14: parting with the Pumori climbers
April 14: to Dzonglha
April 15: Cho La Pass
April 15: to Thanak
April 16: to Gokyo
April 16: Gokyo Ri
April 15-16: on Pumori
April 17: to Luza
April 18: to Phortze Tenga
April 19: Phortse Tenga to Mong
April 19: Mong to Namche Bazar
Back on Pumori
April 20: Namche to Phakding
April 20: Phakding
April 22: Last day on the trail
April 23: Leaving Lukla
April 23-24: Leaving Nepal


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