Mount Everest North Side

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Everest Expedition North Side: 10 April – 31 May 2019

This is your chance to summit the world’s tallest mountain without the crowds and without needing to cross the Khumbu Icefall! Spend time experiencing the beauty of Tibet (and its people) while also enjoying the more technical and colder Northern terrain. Evacuation is also not possible higher than Base Camp, something to be considered when choosing which route to take to the summit.
Skill Level
As with the South side, technical experience is an absolute must with prior ascents of multiple 6,000 – 7,000 metres highly recommended. You need to be able to confidently and comfortably climb moderate rock, ice and snow terrain and be able to perform at altitude for multiple days in a row. Significant and prolonged training before the trip is vital – including cardiovascular, strength endurance, climbing-specific training and regular hiking.
Itinerary Overview

Our trip begins in the busy town of Kathmandu where we will spend three nights. Our time their includes an expedition briefing, Welcome Dinner, half-day city tour and any last-minute shopping for items. Our next few days include exploring, overnight stays and acclimatization days at Lhasa, Shigatse, Shigar and Tingri before driving to Everest Base Camp on Day 11.

After a full day of expedition preparation in Base Camp, we then leave for our climbing period on Everest until Day 58. We then make our way back to Shigar for the night, before overnighting in Lhasa and flying to Kathmandu.

Visas and Vaccinations

Visas

Visas are required in China controlled Tibet. These are issued on a group basis and will be organized by Adventures Global.

Vaccinations

The following vaccinations are suggested:

  • Hepatitis A and B
  • Typhoid
  • Tetanus-Diphtheria- Revaccination recommended every 10 years 
This was a very hard mountain to climb. What an ordeal. But, when you rise to the challenge and succeed, it is very special. Very special indeed. There is no way that I would have been able to do it without the staff and logistics of Adventures Global. Thank you for making my dream come true Mike

Cape Town, South Africa

Duration:
60 days door-to-door
Difficulty:
9
Co-ordinates:
27°59’17″N, 86°55’31″E
Location:
Tibet
Price:
From USD$42,995 to USD$54,995
Inclusions
  • All logistics up to the summit and back
  • Flights to and from Lhasa
  • Driving costs into and out of Base Camp
  • 4 hotel nights in Kathmandu
  • Customs clearances as required
  • Everest climbing permit
  • Group visa
  • Liaison Officer
  • Route fixing charges
  • Sirdar climbing Sherpa
  • Personal climbing Sherpa
  • Unlimited O2 per climber
  • Mask and regulator set
  • Sufficient O2 for each of the climbing Sherpas
  • Porters and yaks for load carrying to Base Camp and Advanced Base Camp
  • Excess baggage on the Lhasa flight
  • Experienced cooks and kitchen boys
  • High quality single tent in Base Camp and Advanced Base Camp, with mattress
  • High quality dining tent in Base Camp and Advanced Base Camp with heating and carpeting
  • All kitchen and camping gear above Base Camp
  • Comfortable toilet facilities in Base Camp and Advanced Base Camp
  • Shower facilities in Base Camp
  • High quality high altitude tents above Base Camp
  • All group climbing gear
  • A permanent Advanced Base Camp with kitchen staff and dining tent
  • Good quality food in Base Camp and Advanced Base Camp
  • Hot drinks and other beverages available all day
  • Imported high altitude freeze dried food for camps above Advanced Base Camp
  • Gas and burners for the camps above Advanced Base Camp
  • Walkie-talkie set for each climber with a radio base station and all accessories
  • Satellite phone for emergency purposes
  • Solar panels and generator in Base Camp for recharging batteries
  • Internet facilities
  • Gamow bag in Base Camp for emergency purposes
  • Oxygen with mask and regulator in Base Camp for medical purposes
  • Insurance for all local staff
  • All transport to and from airports
  • Welcome dinner and celebration meal at the end
  • Half day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
Exclusions
  • International travel
  • All personal climbing gear
  • Emergency evacuation
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and summit bonus. (Please check with the office regarding our recommended gratuity.)
  • Personal medical expenses, medical and evacuation insurance
  • Any costs arising from flight cancellation/ delays, political disturbance or natural disasters.

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