Well, I just read another blog and read a newspaper article about the Everest Base Camp Trek. For years I keep reading the same articles with so many inaccurate facts. I am not sure if the journalists are actually doing any research on the subject. Also it is also frustrating reading about all these people who are climbing Everest. When they are just making the Everest base camp Trek. Some articles are presenting all these people climbing Everest. Making the climb of Everest to be an easy venture.
I have climbed Mt. Everest to the top, lead 17 treks to Everest base camp, climbed Kilimanjaro 19 times to date and have more experience than most of making this journey.
Trekking to Everest Base Camp and making the hike into this region should be a personal journey that one really wants to make. Blogs moaning about, covering the same route, you can’t see Everest from Base Camp and all the negative comments need to be placed somewhere else. Information about the people, towns, lodges, positive experience need to be broadcast. Most people will never get the chance to make this amazing trek so negativity about this amazing trek needs to placed somewhere else. You probably should never come to this amazing part of the world unless you truly enjoy walking in the mountains and having that experience. The most important part of hiking, trekking, hill walking or mountain climbing is enjoying and respecting the place you are in. This is at the heart of the mountains and the mountains bring that out of people.
This Everest mountain region has immense history, the history of the Sherpa people alone is enough to bring you to the region, as they migrated to Nepal from Tibet 300 or 400 years ago and Pangbouche, the oldest Sherpa village on the Everest base camp trial brings you right through this town. The hospitality of the Sherpa people is second to none and one to be admired and respected. Along with the geographical history. Mt. Everest summit used to be under the ocean. The Himalayan mountain range from Pakistan to Bhutan covers 3,000 km (1800 miles) all pushed up out of the ocean when the continent of India met Asia or the Eurasian plate 10 million years ago and pushes further north on an annual basis pushing the summit of Mt. Everest towards the 6 mile high mark. In terms of the physical challenge, which is what most people are coming for nowadays. Success depends on so many factors. How people acclimatize being first on the list. How physically prepared they are and the pace of which they take on the trek.
The more experience you have with altitude and understanding how your body reacts with altitude will help when you decide to make a journey about 5,000m (16,400 feet). All the hard training should be done at home. Once you step onto the Everest base camp trail or any altitude trek you need to cut your walking pace in half. The slowest Trekker wins is our motto. We have brought hundreds of people to Everest Base Camp and we have 99% success rate today. Our policy of minimal impact on the body and taking our time while trekking has proven to key to our success. We also have 3 nights acclimatization at 3,500m/ 11,500 feet in Namche Bazaar, giving you better acclimatization and a safer and more enjoyable experience going to high altitude.
If you truly want to experience this amazing region and train properly for this trek and trekking around the world, you need to talk to us. We can help you attain the fitness required. We have trained and helped people Trek from 3,000 feet to climbing to 29,035 feet to the summit of Mt. Everest. So call us and we can help to achieve your goals and truly enjoy your mountain experience on the Everest base camp trail.