Does everyone make it to Everest base camp? The success rates are lower than you would think for the Everest base camp trek. There is a difference between going to high altitude and living at high altitude. When you go to live and try and sleep above 4,500m/ 16,700 feet it becomes challenging for most people. That’s why you need more acclimatization around the 3,500m/ 11,500 feet mark.
Does Everyone Make to Everest
About 65% of people make it to Everest base camp 5,364m/ 17,598 feet and back to Lukla. The number of people helicoptering out of Gorak Shep shows the challenge of trekking to Everest. Even less people make the hike up Kala Patthar 5,645m/ 18,520 feet. Hiking Kala Patthar should be one of the main reasons for going high into the Khumbu (Everest) region. Read some REVIEWS from our trips.
More Acclimatization Lower Down Helps
The view off Kala phattar 5,645m/ 18,520 feet of Everest, into Tibet, Nuptse and out over the mighty Himalaya’s is truly impressive. So you do need to train and prepare hard for this trek so you can maximize your experience of this amazing place.
Be Informed and Be Prepared for your Everest Trek
Why go all this way, spend money, and time to cut corners and not prepare properly. Why just make it to Namche Bazaar, Tengbouche or Dingbouche you want to be up here enjoying and gaining the experience you so badly want for yourself. We can help you. CLICK HERE and read all you need to know about trekking to Everest base camp.
How you Should be Training
The Everest Base Camp Trek requires some very specific training. Firstly, you also need to pick the right itinerary with the best success rates. Secondly, you need a team with more guides per group. We have 4 guides for every group of 10 trekkers. Thirdly, you need access to the best lodges with full time staff on the ground in Kathmandu. Finally you need the right training plan in place for your Everest base camp trek. CONTACT US.