The Climbing Itinerary

 

This program is always weather dependent and based on potential summit windows.


DAY and DATE

ITINERARY

SPONSOR

Day 1 (Fri 27 Mar) 

Depart O R Tambo for Kathmandu

Cabrical

Day 2 (Sat 28 Mar)

Arrive Kathmandu Airport and transfer to hotel (1350m)

Cabrical

Day 3 (Sun 29 Mar)

Rest day and prepare for assignment & briefing – overnight hotel

 

Day 4 (Mon 30 Mar)

Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2840m) and trek to Phakding (2650m)

Maxidor 

Day 5 (Tue 31 Mar)   

Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m)

Darmik  

Day 6 (Wed 1 Apr)    

Namche Bazaar.  Option to walk to Everest View Hotel (3800m)

Prestige 

Day 7 (Thu 2 Apr) 

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3860m)

TRUTER JONES INC

Day 8 (Fri 3 Apr)

Trek from Tyangboche to Pheriche / Dingboche (4250m)

 Darmik 

Day 9 (Sat 4 Apr) 

Dingboche – rest day for acclimatisation

Anonymous 

Day 10 (Sun 5 Apr)

Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (5018m)

Herbert and Liebisch  

 Day 11 (Mon 6 Apr)

Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5170m)

Darmik  

Day 12 (Tue 7 Apr)

Trek from Gorakshep to BC (5200m)

Metskill 

Day 13 (Wed 8 Apr)

Rest, organisation and training day in BC

 

 Day 14 (Thu 9 Apr)

Rest, organisation and training day in BC

 

Day 15 (Fri 10 Apr) 

Rest, organisation and training day in BC

 

Day 16 (Sat 11 Apr)

Trek to Pumori basecamp or KalaPatar 5650m

Serve Alliance 

 Day 17 (Sun 12 Apr)

Rest in BC waiting for Icefall doctors to fix the Khumbu icefall

Anonymous 

 Day 18 (Mon 13 Apr)

Rest in BC

 

 

Depending on the condition of the Ceracs on the South West face and the Icefall, we either trek to Lobushe peak (6119m) to acclimatise or we adopt the following program:

 

Day 19 (Tue 14 Apr)

Climb through the Khumbu icefall to C1 (6150m). Return to BC

 Maxidor 

Day 20 (Wed 15 Apr)

Rest in BC

Dermalogica 

Day 21 (Thu 16 Apr)

Rest in BC

 

 

Here there may be more rest days depending on weather conditions.

 

Day 22 (Fri 17 Apr)

Climb to C1, overnight in C1

 Serve Alliance 

Day 23 (Sat 18 Apr)

Trek to C2 (6560m), return to BC, overnight

Wy Go  

Day 24 (Sun 19 Apr)

Rest in BC

 

Day 25 (Mon 20 Apr)

Rest in BC

 

Day 26 (Tue 21 Apr)

Rest in BC

Anonymous 

Day 27 (Wed 22 Apr)

Climb directly to C2, overnight

Serve Alliance  

Day 28(Thu 23 Apr)

Rest in C2, overnight

Ninety8Degrees 

Day 29 (Fri 24 Apr)

Return to BC

Wy Go  

Day 30 (Sat 25 Apr)

Rest in BC

 

Day 31 (Sun 26 Apr)

Descend to Amadablam/ Deboshe for rest lower down

Maxidor  

Day 32 (Mon 27 Apr)

Rest lower down, watching sateliite images for weather window

 

Day 33 (Tue 28 Apr)

Rest lower down

 

Day 35 (Wed 29 Apr)

Rest lower down

 

Day 35 (Thu 30 Apr

Return to BC

 

Day 36 (Fri 1 May

Rest in BC

 

Day 37 (Sat 2 May)

Trek to C2, overnight

Maxidor  

Day 38 (Sun 3 May)

Rest in C2

 

Day 39 (Mon 4 May)

Climb to C3 (7300m) return to C2 or BC, overnight

Darmik 

Day 40 (Tue 5 May) 

Return to BC

 

Day 41 (Wed 6 May)

Rest in BC

 

Day 42  (Thu 7 May)

Rest in BC

 

Summit attempt:

SUMMIT ATTEMPT:

TO HIGHEST BIDDER

Day 43 (Fri 8 May) 

Climb to C2, overnight

 Serve Alliance 

Day 44 (Sat 9 May)

Rest in C2 in anticipation of summit attempt

 

Day 45 (Sun 10 May)

Summit attempt push to C3, overnight on low flow rate supplementary oxygen.

Maxidor 

Day 46 (Mon 11 May)

Climb to C4 on oxygen

Darmik  

Day 47 (Tue 12 May)

Summit attempt and return to C4 (8000m), overnight

TO HIGHEST BIDDER

Day 48 (Wed 13 May) 

Return to C2, overnight

Serve Alliance  

Day 49 (Thu 14 May)

Trek to BC, overnight

Wy Go  

Day 50 (Fri 15 May)

Rest day in BC and pack gear

 

Day 51(Sat 16 May)

Trek out of BC OR the following;

Wy Go  

Day 52 (Sun 17 May)

SUMMIT ATTEMPT:

Darmik

Day 53 (Mon 18 May)

Extra weather day

 

Day 54(Tue 19 May)

Extra weather day

 

Day 55 (Wed 20 May)

Extra weather day

 

Day 56 (Thu 21 May)

Extra weather day

 

Day 57 (Fri 22 May) 

Extra weather day

 

Day 58 (Sat 23 May)

Pack up and clean BC and trek to Lobuche

Wy Go  

Day 59 (Sun 24 May)

Trek from Lobuche (5218) to Namche Bazaar (3440m)

Wy Go 

Day 60 (Mon 25 May)

 Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2840m)

Wy Go  

Day 61 (Tue 26 May)

Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu, overnight hotel

Serve Alliance  

Day 62 (Wed 27 May)

Kathmandu – party/farewell dinner
Overnight at hotel

Darmik 

Day 63 (Thu 28 May)

Final departure Kathmandu for Johannesburg

Cabrical

Day 64 (Fri 29 May)

Arrive Johannesburg

Cabrical