Everest Base Camp Research Paper

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The Classic Madness! Everest Base Camp Trek
Everest base camp is the biggest campsite in the Himalayas! Maidenly conquered by Tenzing Norgay and Sir Edmund Hillary in 1953, romancing with Everest has traditionally been the crucial goal for mountain trekkers. This trip allows you to fully enjoy one of the world’s most astonishing adventures and discover why it has been the most iconic symbol of audacity on earth till date. BBC rates this trek among ’50 places to visit before you die’. On this voyage of a lifetime, you’ll practice the base camp life of Mount Everest climbers, trek to the infamous Khumbu Icefall, marvel at the stunning views from Kala Pattar, and connect with the friendly Sherpa people of Nepal as most of Sherpas under the age
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Post sightseeing at Lhasa and Potala Palace, with beautiful views and monasteries, we shall drive up to base camp and after some rest and preparation we begin the ascent. The base camp essentially is a large kitchen, a collection of sleeping tents as well as a dining tent. The guides and Sherpas fix ropes on the routs and stock the camps with provisions and equipment. These ropes are essential when we climb. In case of an average weather, it just makes the work easy. And in case of a harsh weather, as per the leaders’ call, a descend to the base camp can be made. Ideally, up to two or three climbing Sherpas will assist with the load carrying; but no more will be engaged in order to avoid clogging the route and spoiling the nature of the climb. When the fixed line is in place, and the two camps are established and stocked, we will climb back up the ropes and make a bid for the summit. It is our responsibility to ensure that the supplies suffice for all. Guides and Sherpas will carry most of the group gear but members are expected to carry their own personal gear. Constant radio contact is used to co-ordinate the movements on the mountain and provide a safety back-up for the lead
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