Packing for Your Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal

What you pack for your Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal can make or break your adventure. Many times, we see people over-packing for the trek. You don’t need as much as you think. We have completed the two following videos so that you can see what Ian and Laura will bring with them on the Everest Base Camp trek. Watch our videos and the GET IN TOUCH for more information.

Remember that the gear you bring will also depend on what time of year you are doing the trek. You will need warmer layers if you are trekking in February, March, November and December. Read some reviews from our Everest Base Camp Trek.

Watch What Ian will Pack

This video is designed to show what Ian would bring on his trek to Everest Base Camp. Ian has made the journey to Everest Base Camp  over 35 times, stood on the top of Everest and lead each of those treks in different conditions.  This is the gear and clothing Ian has used on his numerous treks and expeditions into the Everest region. From recent treks, Ian recommends adding a down vest as an additional layer on the trek to Everest.

No One Size Fits All

Packing for your Everest Base Camp trek is very personal.  Some people feel the cold in different places than others and also some may have specific pieces of gear that they like to hike in. Some people may need warmer layers, better hiking boots, different socks, layers, or gloves, so feel free to GET IN TOUCH and we can help you get the right gear for your Everest Base Camp trek. 

Watch What Laura will Pack

In this video you will see that Laura tends to bring some warmer layers and gear than Ian will.  Laura generally feels the cold more than Ian will.  Therefore, she will make sure to have a warmer down jacket, gloves and layers. Packing for a trip like this is not a one size fits all situation!  This is why you need to test all of your gear before the trip and get used to how it fits if it works for you.  We can help you understand the layers, gloves, trekking boots and down layers needed for this amazing journey. There are many critical pieces of kit and you need to have and one of our most critical is using Merino Wool layers.  Having a quick drying material that is naturally anti-microbial, is essential for a multi-day trek like Everest Base Camp.

Learn from Experts

Once you have signed up to one of our treks to Everest Base Camp, you will have access to our team five days a week. We want to help you in whatever way we can. Don’t take advice from someone who has maybe done the trek one time prior.  Get your advice from professionals who have made the trek time and time again! Call or talk to us we have the direct experience you need in your preparation for your Everest Base Camp trek.

We understand the gear and what will work best for all conditions you may encounter on your trek to Everest.  Our itinerary has been developed to give you the best acclimatization for Everest Base Camp treks. Once you sign up with us, we will send you our 40+ page dossier, helping you get the information you need. We also are available to you 5 days a week. We want to get you trained and preparation for the journey high into the Everest region. Just get in touch and our world class team will help you in preparing for your once in a lifetime adventure trek in Nepal.

Packing for your Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal

Packing for your Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal does require some serious thought. We are here to help you gather the right clothing, gear and kit. Understand the training and everything required to safely and successfully reach Everest Base Camp and back again.

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