The 2016 Bishops School EBC Trek

A Trek into the Base Camp of Everest with the Bishops School from Cape Town By Mark Mitchell Everest, a word that needs no explanation, a word that is associated with happiness, success, hardship, loneliness, defeat, trust, support, companionship, heroism, loss,...

EBC Trek with Bishops 2016 • Base Camp!

On Friday the Bishops Team trekked into Base Camp. The weather was beautiful, but the night was cold. On Sunday a few of the team members decided to go lower down due to altitude issues, but the rest of the crew walked up to the beginning of the Icefall and explored...

EBC Trek with Bishops 2016 • Gorak Shep

Gorak Shep Yesterday Team Bishops trekked from Lobuche to Gorak Shep. After lunch, some of the team climbed Kala Pattar (5550 metres) in beautiful weather. The views of Everest, Nuptse and the surrounding mountains were spectacular. A few of the members are...

EBC Trek with Bishops 2016 • On to Lobuche

Yesterday the Adventures Global Bishops team did an acclimatisation hike out of Pheriche for about three hours. They climbed an average of about 400 vertical metres and got back to the teahouse for lunch. In the afternoon they all attended a talk by the doctor who is...