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North Col.-7,000m Climbing 2016

Date:

22 April - 12 May 2015 (21 days)

Arrive KTM: 22 April, 2015

Departure KTM: 12 May, 2015

Team Limit: 4-8 PAX

 

The North Col is a fairly large area where all expeditions make Camp 1 and from where we can view fantastic views of the whole of the North face of Everest, the West Rongbuk Glacier, Lho La, Pumori, Ama Dablam, Nuptse and also can experience how the Everest Expeditions are carrying on. 

 

This trip involves sightseeing, trek and climbing. It highlights Lhasa sightseeing as well as other cities way to the Everest Base Camp. After few days rest at BC (5,200m) trek to Interim Camp (5,760m) and then trek to Advance Base Camp (6,400m). Couple of days spent at ABC for acclimatization. Then climbing starts to 7,000m on North Col using the fixed ropes of the Everest expeditions. 

 

Itinerary: 22 April - 12 May 2015 (21 days)

 

Days Date Activities Accommodation 

01 22 April 2015 Arrive at Kathmandu Hotel 

02-03 23 - 24 Kathmandu sightseeing Hotel 

04 25 Fly Kathmandu 1350 to lhasa 3660m Hotel

05 26 Lhasa sightseeing day Hotel 

06 27 Drive to shigatse 3900m-250 km Hotel 

07 28 Drive Shegar 4350m – 244 km Guest house

08 29 Drive Everest Base Camp 5150m Camping

09 -11 30 April – 2 May Everest Base Camp Camping 

12 3 Trek to Interim Camp 5760m Camping 

13 4 Trek to Everest ABC 6340m Camping 

14 -15 5 -6 ABC acclimatizing Camping 

16 7 Climb North Col, return back ABC Camping 

17 8 Trek down to Base Camp Camping 

18 9 Zhangmu 2400m Guest house

19 10 Drive Zangmu to Kathmandu Hotel 

20 11 Rest at Kathmandu Hotel 

21 12 Final departure


The Trip cost includes: 

• Shared accommodation in Kathmandu and Tibet as itinerary 

• All transportation in Nepal and Tibet as itinerary 

• Flight to Lhasa

• Yaks for personal gear from BC-ABC and return

• All meals at base, intermediate and ABC

• Guide (by a 1:2 sherpa to climber ratio)

• Group cooks at base camp and advanced base camp 

• North Col climbing permit

• Base, intermediate and advance base camp tents 

• Medical kits, altitude chamber and medical oxygen 


The Trip cost does not include: 

• Airfare to and from Nepal 

• Meals and drinks in Kathmandu 

• Alcoholic beverages 

. Oxygen, regulator, and mask .

• Nepal visa 

• Kathmandu airport departure tax 

• Evacuation costs, medical and rescue insurance 

• Personal climbing clothing and equipment 

• Staff gratuities 


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