Expedition #3 The Roof Of The World

The third of the three big trekking trips - Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Valley, the Cho La Pass and the summit of Kala Pattar: Country: Nepal Duration: 21 Days Max Height: 5,545m (Kala Pattar summit) Environment: Rainforest / Cloud Forest / Moorland / Mountain terrain / Glacier / Scree Highlights: The long pull up to Namche Bazaar along the Dudh Kosi river; first sight of Everest from upper Namche; entering the remote Gokyo valley at Dole; arriving at the three Gokyo lakes; climbing Gokyo Ri for spectacular views of Everest and Nuptse; scrambling up the Cho La pass and then trekking across the glacier; entering the Khumbu valley; hiking from dawn to reach EBC - and having it completely to ourselves; another pre-dawn hike to the top of Kala Pattar; Ama Dablam rising up to meet us on the descent; the well earned beers back in Namche! Soundtrack: Juno Reactor - Masters of the Universe