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The Ten Commandments of the Everest Base Camp Trek (guest post #2 post by Alex Bergin)
Posted 24 September 2019
Alex Bergin is a highly experienced expedition leader, holder of the International Mountain Leader qualification and a member of the Wilderness Guides Association. Below he gives us his Top Ten Tips for a successful and enjoyable trek to Everest Base Camp.
Nepal’s Everest Base Camp trek is truly one of the world’s great treks. Usually completed over 11 days from Lukla (a short flight from Kathmandu), the scenery is breath-taking from the very start and gets better every day. Passing the utterly gorgeous Ama Dablam before getting up close and personal with Nuptse, Pumori and the big hill herself, the EBC trek is something all keen walkers should try at least once. I hope the below not only offers some inspiration, but also helps keep you safe and happy should you make the journey.