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Number of Reviews: 21 Overall score: *****
Nangkartshang Peak, above Dingboche, Nepal View up Chukkung VAlley to Island Peak, Nepal
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HIGH PASSES OF EVEREST

This was an extremely tough but hugely rewarding trip. I had trained hard before I left which meant that I actually enjoyed every step, now matter how tough it was. My head was up all the time, which is important with the amazing views on offer. 
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Nangkartshang Peak, above Dingboche, Nepal View up Chukkung VAlley to Island Peak, Nepal
***** Written

HIGH PASSES OF EVEREST

It was an excellent trip, incredible beauty around and the whole scenery but it was incredibly tough. No matter who you are and how do you feel prepared, all the fat and energy in the body gets burnt first few days and you are left always hungry in between each meal since the food can hardly cover the energy outcome. Its not just the walks but also the constant frost (when starting early mornings well in the teens ...) only with the exception of day light (we had an ideal weather with blue sky all the time though), lack of running water and most likely also oxygen ...
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Nangkartshang Peak, above Dingboche, Nepal View up Chukkung VAlley to Island Peak, Nepal
***** Written

HIGH PASSES OF EVEREST

A tough expedition although conditions can alter the toughness considerably! Also a fairly high level of fitness is required although this will not help with the altitude sickness which the majority of people will suffer with in various severities. Do not believe exodus account of " experience of hill walking in Scotland" this is a massive undersell as we had 5 out of 8 people who have regularly done this and we all agreed that there is no comparison between them. I am a very fit guy who trains approx 10 hrs a week running and weights and although physically not the hardest thing I have done mentally it is. Do not attempt this trip without considering the risks and if you have any doubts about your fitness as you do not want to be a burden on the rest of the group. Ps yak tracks are a necessity not as trip notes say possible extras.
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Nangkartshang Peak, above Dingboche, Nepal View up Chukkung VAlley to Island Peak, Nepal
***** Written

HIGH PASSES OF EVEREST

A great trek into the khumbu valley, Everest Base camp and Gokyo. Fantastic scenery both above and below the snowline view views that are out of this world. 
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Nangkartshang Peak, above Dingboche, Nepal View up Chukkung VAlley to Island Peak, Nepal
***** Written

HIGH PASSES OF EVEREST

An unforgettable trip, for all the right reasons.  Travelling through the world's highest mountains, having to dig deep into my mental and physical reserves, all with a great group and leader (Pasang). This is the trek to do.
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Nangkartshang Peak, above Dingboche, Nepal View up Chukkung VAlley to Island Peak, Nepal
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HIGH PASSES OF EVEREST

What a fantastic adventure in an unbelievably beautiful part of the world.  The weather was amazing, the scenery was stunning, the group got on so well, the leader was superb, the food was excellent, and the accomodation was way better than expected. I feel very privileged to have been able to experience this place.
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Nangkartshang Peak, above Dingboche, Nepal View up Chukkung VAlley to Island Peak, Nepal
***** Written

HIGH PASSES OF EVEREST

An amazing experience which totally superseded my (pretty) high expectations. Great group, fantastic leadership team and a very rewarding itinerary- felt we really got to see places most people wouldn't get to explore
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Nangkartshang Peak, above Dingboche, Nepal View up Chukkung VAlley to Island Peak, Nepal
***** Written

HIGH PASSES OF EVEREST

A hard trek but really rewarding - the best trek I've ever done. The surroundings are unbeatable. I am glad I did this with Exodus - I felt sorry for a few people who were trying to a similar trek independently (even though I've done treks independently myself in the past).
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Nangkartshang Peak, above Dingboche, Nepal View up Chukkung VAlley to Island Peak, Nepal
***** Written

HIGH PASSES OF EVEREST

Definitely the most demanding and rewarding trek I have done.  Far more than, for example, the Annapurna Circuit.
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