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Why attempt to summit Everest?

“Because It Is There” George Mallory. Well for me, there are many more reasons why. I failed to descend from Base Camp back in 2019 due to pulmonary and cerebral edema. I am curious to know if my body can overcome these effects of high altitude. I have experienced many things in my life and […]

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Everest Base Camp – Call Me Crazy!

I’ve always wondered how people can actually DIE while attempting to summit Mount Everest ‘BASE’ Camp! Well, now I know. If you missed the blog I wrote about my ‘near death experience’ after conquering Mount Everest Base Camp – you can find it here: My EBC Death Zone What happened to me after I was […]

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My EBC Death Zone

Two days ago I reached Mount Everest Base Camp with relative ease and then, some hours later, I literally nearly lost my life. I honestly thought it was over and interestingly; I had only positive thoughts about the wonderful life I have lived. I’ve decided to share my near death experience with you, as accurately […]

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CONQUERING MOUNT EVEREST BASE CAMP

Gorakshep – BASE CAMP – Gorakshep: 6.28km. Starting Altitude: 5,190m. Finishing Altitude: 5,394m. Elevation Gain (Not Difference): 222m. Moving/Trekking Time: 2hr31min Average Heart Rate: 137 bpm. Max Heart Rate: 164 bpm. Blood Saturation 1hr Pre Trek: 55% Blood Saturation 1hr Post Trek: 37% WOW! I just conquered Everest Base Camp! What can I say? I’m […]

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Mount Everest Base Camp: Day by Day…..

Day Ten Trekking: Monday 5th November. Morning: Lobuche to Gorakshep: 4,65km Starting Altitude: 5,070m. Finishing Altitude: 5,190m. Elevation Gain (Not Difference): 290m. Moving/Trekking Time: 1hr47min Average Heart Rate: 94 bpm. Max Heart Rate: 123 bpm. Blood Saturation 1hr Pre Trek: 57% Blood Saturation 1hr Post Trek: 55% AFTERNOON: We attempt to reach BASE CAMP!

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