These photos were taken on our recent successful Everest Training Climb expedition where we put members and sherpas all the way to camp 3 on the Lhotse Face and the team returned home safely. Photos in Lhotse slideshow: Fabrice Imparato, Bruce Manning, Samuli Mansikka, Elselien te Hennepe, Richard Pattison & Tunc Findik. For caption information on these photos, please visit our Everest Training Climb photo gallery .
Full Service price includes: climbing training, Sherpas, hotels, domestic flights, basecamp, yaks, porters, ropes, tasty meals on trek, in basecamp and climb, group climbing equipment, tents, radios, satphones, etc.
Leader: Dan Mazur , Everest expert: 9 Everest expeditions. Friendly and helpful, teaches everything you need to know.
2011 expedition: 100 % success rate: everyone reached camp 3 at 7300 m / 24,000 ft on the Lhotse Face.
31 days (or 16 days climb only) in April or May 2012 or 2013.
Follow the same route as the climbers trying for the summit of Mount Everest while clipped to safety ropes.
May be one of the "easiest" ways to reach 7300 m / 24,000 ft. Excellent chance to see how you feel at altitude. Experience the amazing Everest climbing route and beautiful trek to Everest basecamp.
Completing this climb is excellent preparation for eventually trying for the summit of Everest, at a much lower cost and for a shorter duration.
We teach you everything you need to know about climbing during the trip.
Climb the route first ascended by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa.
The Nepal (south) side of Everest is warmer and less windy than the Tibet side of Everest.
Cross the massive Khumbu Icefall above basecamp. Clip to well-fixed ropes on solid ladders over crevasses.
We help you buy and rent inexpensive mountain climbing, trekking, hiking, and walking gear, equipment, clothing, boots, shoes for sale, purchase and hire at affordable, cheap, low prices.
Trek to base camp on snow-free paths through green terraced villages, rushing rivers, suspension bridges, lush forests, stay in civilized 'teahouses' and camp in verdant meadows beneath towering peaks.
Dates and Cost:
7 April to 7 May, and 21 April-21 May, 2013 & 2014. 31 days in Nepal.
Full Service Cost: $8,650, £5,350, €6,250. Currency conversions 8-Nov-11.
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Recent news: Our spring 2011 Everest Nepal Camp 3 Training Climb has just returned from a successful climb on the mountain. Please click here to view news of our expedition. Please also view our "Archived News" for more stories of past trips.
Please Click Here to watch the exciting video by Rob Bradley.
What questions do you have? Please ask as many questions as possible. This helps us to have a proper conversation so we can better understand one-another's expectations, so you will have a very safe, enjoyable, and succesful expedition. Thank you. Before completing the application forms, please be sure to carefully study the Everest Training Climb "Questions" website for information regarding flights, payment, team members, application forms, insurance, etcetera: Everest Training Climb Frequently Asked Questions.
Below you should find a pdf or MS document containing the application pro forma. Are you able to read it? When all of your questions have been answered to your satisfaction, please print out the application and return it to us with your refundable ten-percent deposit, to hold your place in our team. Would you please just post it to us at the mailing address you will find on the form? Thank you very much. If you decide not to go, your deposit will be refunded according to our refund policy. Your registration and the final payment must be completed two months prior to the expedition starting date. Thank you very much.
Here is a checklist of what we need to have in your file at least two months before the trip begins. We encourage you to send an electronic scan of all of the below documents, please be sure they are signed. Thank you:
[ ] Completed Payment. Please restate payments you made and what those payments were for, ie full vs basic, sherpa, etc. [ ] Make your Sherpa order (if any) crystal clear at this time, personal sherpa, quarter sherpa, payment, etc. [ ] Trip Registration Form (part of 4 page form), [ ] Signed Participant Release and Acknowledgement of Risk (part of 4 page form), [ ] Signed Terms and Conditions of Booking (part of 4 page form), [ ] Signed Medical Form (part of 4 page form), [ ] 2 Passport-Sized Photos (name printed on back side), [ ] Exact photocopy of passport identification pages, [ ] Exact photocopy of complete flight itinerary, [ ] Proof of travel, accident, mountain rescue and repatriation insurance (cancellation and trip interruption insurance is advised).
Please do let us know what further questions you may have about the registration process, or anything else for that matter. Thank you.