The Team

Linda Adamson
Akshay Arora
Greg Burt
Carl Crane
Soo Wai Eng
Dana Grant
Vince Grant
Abhi Gorhe
Suzanne Mckeen
Aly Nanji
Aadam Nanji

Franklin Perry
Bill Pevec
Janakie Ratnayake
Brent Reinke
Seth Saxena
Mike Sills
Jason Wells
Julia Winiarski


Desiree Crane
Brad Reinke
John Rose

Guest Faculty
David Breashears

Trek Leaders
Sanjay Saxena
Mingmar Sherpa

Sherpa Guides
Pasang Sherpa
Chhongnuri Sherpa
Dorjee Sherpa
Jiku Sherpa
Pemba Sherpa
Dorji Sherpa Jr.
Ngawang Thule Sherpa
Lakpa Sherpa

Our Ground Operator

Daily Blog

Apr 21 - Depart USA
Apr 22 - En route
Apr 23 - Kathmandu
Apr 24 - Trek Day 1
Apr 25 -Trek Day 2
Apr 26 - Trek Day 3
Apr 27 - Trek Day 4
Apr 28 - Trek Day 5
Apr 29 -Trek Day 6
Apr 30 - Trek Day 7
May 1 - Trek Day 8
May 2 -Trek Day 9
May 3/4-Trek Days 10/11
May 5 - Trek Day 12
May 6 - End Trek
May 7 -In Kathmandu
May 8 - Return Home




Trek to Everest Base Camp

Mon & Tue, Apr 21 & 22, 2014: USA to Kathmandu, Nepal
Group members flew various airlnes, arriving Kathmandu starting on the 21st.

Wednesday. April 23 – ARRIVE KATHMANDU / IN KATHMANDU (4265 ft)

Tour schedule: “Namaste” is the greeting you will receive from the friendly Nepalese people, a traditional Hindu greeting, derived from Sanskrit, which means “I salute the soul (God?) within you.” We will check in to our hotel, the classic Yak & Yeti, before spending the afternoon taking in some of the sites of Kathmandu Late afternoon/early evening we will have an orientation meeting to discuss effects of high altitude and check our trekking gear. After the meeting we head out for our first "group dinner."

Greetings from the trekking group to Everest.

Some of early arrivals exploring the streets of Thamel
(Franklin, Mike, Soo Wai, Brent, jason, Brad, Bill, Greg, John, Suzanne & Janakie)

Late afternoon, back at the Yak & Yeti - the full group gathered for an orientation meeting
in one of the 'Palace' rooms.