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Everest South

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Everest from south (Nepal, south col)

So much has already been written and continues to be written about it. Good and bad, fascinating, cautionary, electrifying, odd, disturbing, and interesting. You can think what you want, but it is and remains the mother of all mountains. It’s the mountain whose history of ascents is unsurpassed, bursting with drama, madness and heroics. The playground for the top climbers of our time and the life-long dream of so many climbers from around the world. It‘s not just a mountain. The Everest is a myth. And it makes you a hero.

We are the first western operator to run Mount Everest expeditions from both the North and the South at the same time. With the highest possible safety and quality standards and the comforting ressurance of dealing with a fully licensed and strictly tested Austrian expedition organizer.

Itinerary

Days 1-15
DAY 1: Arrival and get-together at the hotel in Kathmandu. Meet and greet the other participants while enjoying a beer in the hotel gardens. A great adventure awaits us. You can feel the tension rising. Soon we will embark on our journey and already there’s a feeling of pride and grandeur. DAY 2: Free day in Kathmandu. Those who do not yet know Kathmandu will love it. Relax in the comfortable hotel, shop and people watch in Thamel, enjoy the cultural program, or simply soak up the atmosphere. To each his own. DAY 3: Flight to Lukla. One of the most stunning flights worldwide with a beautiful view on the Himalayas. DAYS 4-14: Acclimatization at Lobuche. Trekking to and ascent with 2 nights in the summit area. The Sherpa team already starts preparing our high camp on Mount Everest. DAY 15: Trekking to our already prepared base camp on Mount Everest at about 5300m.
Days 16-43
DAYS 16–24: Rest days followed by an acclimatization rotation to approximately 7000m with one night in Camp 3 at 7200m. DAYS 25–27: Descent to Pangpoche at 3900m in one day, relax, enjoy the air and vegetation for one day, then return to base camp. DAYS 28–43: Everest summit push. We are waiting for the right weather window for our first summit attempt. From Basecamp we climb to Camp 1 and further to Camp 2. At Camps 3 and 4, we can also sleep with oxygen. There is plenty of time for a few days of rest and a second try at the summit.
Day 44-49
DAYS 44–45: Trekking back to Namche. DAY 46: Trekking to Lukla. DAY 47: Flight Lukla – Kathmandu. DAY 48: Kathmandu or extra day in case the flight wasn't possible due to bad weather. DAY 49: Return travel.

Inclusion

  • All organisation for the expedition
  • 50% discount on your coached training plan by Uphill Athlete
  • IFMGA/AMGA lead guide
  • 3 nights in an upscale hotel in Kathmandu in a single room
  • All transfer
  • Flight Lukla – Kathmandu
  • Full board for the duration of the whole trip (in Kathmandu only breakfast)
  • Drinks during joint meals (alcoholic beverages excluded)
  • Twin rooms on stop-overs during our trip to the mountain
  • Baggage transport to the base camp and back (40kg per baggage piece per participant)
  • 1 tent per participant at the base camp
  • 1 tent per two participants during the approach and for the high camp
  • A mat for the approach and the base camp
  • High camp equipment (tents, stove, gas, dishes, food)
  • All the fixing material for the route
  • Use of the fixed ropes along the route
  • „Icefall Doctos“ fee for using the icefall route
  • Transport of waste back from the base camp
  • High altitude porters and climbing Sherpa (1:1 Sherpa client ratio on the summit day)
  • Oxygen package provided by Summit Oxygen with a rental mask & regulator and 8 bottles per participant
  • High altitude generator and tent for 4 weeks prior to the expedition
  • Insurance and equipment for the Nepalese staff
  • Emergency oxygen
  • Pharmaceutical travel kit, high altitude emergency medicine, pulsoxymeter
  • Kitchen crew
  • A comfortable, heated common tent, shower tent, etc. at the base camp
  • Satellite communication and WIFI for a fee and depending on availability
  • Solar charging
  • Radio transmitter for each participant
  • ...read more on our website

Exclusions

  • International Flight to/from Kathmandu (We’ll gladly make you an offer)
  • Personal insurance
  • Visa for Nepal
  • Shipping costs for high altitude generator and tent outside of the EU
  • Personal medication
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Tips
  • Helicopter flight Basecamp – Kathmandu (on request)
  • Personal mountain and climbing equipment
  • Sleeping bags for the base camp and high camp
  • Fees for satellite phones, emails
  • Summit bonus for personal summit sherpas

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Expedition Information
$80,362
Q2
Everest via South Col (Nepal) 
Mountaineering 
Fitness Level
5
Technical Level
4
Ratio
1:1
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Continent:
Asia
Country:
Nepal
Elevation:
8,848 m / 29,029 ft
GPS:
27.9881 N°, 86.925 E°