Destination: Everest Base Camp

Everest Base Camp: 17,598 ft./5,364 m.
Sagarmāthā National Park
Nepal

Target Date: April/May, 2016

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Everest

Are you interested in joining us on a trek to Everest Base Camp in the Himalayas in the Spring of 2015?

The trek is a classic introduction to the Himalayas and will serve to acclimatize those members of the team that will be climbing Baden-Powell Peak (19,324 ft./5,890 m.) immediately following the EBC trek (see details below).

Mountaineering experience is not required for trekkers.

Here is the itinerary of a Vancouver-based guiding outfit to use as an example of what to expect on this trip:

http://www.themountainschool.com/expeditions/asia-trekking-nepal.html

As mentioned above, immediately following this trek, some or all of the members of the EBC trek team will travel to Langtang National Park, Nepal, to attempt to climb Baden-Powell Peak (19,324 ft./5,890 m.). Those not wishing to climb but wanting to come to the mountain as a trekking experience are welcome! Langtang National Park is a far less travelling part of the Himalayas and will present an entirely different experience than the trek to EBC. You can stay in the beautiful village at the base of the mountain and enjoy the culture while the climbing team heads up the mountain.

BP Peak Details:

http://talkscouts.ca/forum/topic742.html

Treking to Everest Base Camp (17,598 ft./5,364 m.):

=========================== UPDATE ===========================

UPDATE:  February 13, 2014:

Below are the people who have expressed interest so far (bold means confirmed):

Trekking Leaders:

1. B. Jody Lotzkar, Event Leader, 1st Mountaineer Scouts, B.C.
2. Tammi Mason, 1st Mountaineer Scouts, B.C.
3. Neala Hutchinson, 1st Fairfield Rovers, Chilliwack, B.C.
4. Sam Wallis, 1st Airdrie Cubs,  Alberta
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Trekking Youth:

1. Simon, 1st Mountaineer Scouts, B.C.
2. Samantha,  1st Mountaineer Scouts, B.C.
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So…

Who wants to come along for the adventure of a life time?

The road to EBC (Everest in the center under the clouds and Ama Dablam on the right):

Our Destination:
Peak XV/Everest (Western) – Sagarmāthā (Nepal) – Chomolungma (Tibet) – “Holy Mother” of the Earth (29,029 ft./8,848 m):

This trip is open to anyone who has a taste for real adventure!

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