Jim’s Mount Everest Expedition
Back in late 2013, our Project Manager Jim Evans completed a memorable expedition to Mount Everest South Base Camp. Initially flying in to Kathmandu, Nepal, Jim then took a flight to Lukla, one of the most dangerous airports in the world due to its perilous landing and take-off!
Jim then trekked from Lukla, passing through Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Pheriche, Lobuche and Gorakshep before reaching the base camp at an altitude of 5,364 metres (17,598 ft). But Jim went even higher, reaching 5,550metres (18,208 ft.) at Kala Patthar!
The epic trek was interspersed with several rest days to allow for acclimatisation, with the complete expedition from start to finish taking a very memorable (and tiring) 3 weeks!