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A selection of large and small caribiners are required on my trip and my order has been placed for this - with room for multiple rigging knots this will no doubt see plenty of use towards the summit attempt!
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Last Thursday (29/11) I was visiting my parents in Manchester. The conversation turned to my life and I informed them of how much I hate my job and need to figure out what to do with my life. Not long after Garibaldi (Dad) piped up after a bit of quiet time on his iPad and suggested going to Thailand. 24 hours later the flight was booked and I had quit my job. Count down 5 days!!! Garibaldi really wasn't ...
... as well as altitude issues to overcome.
The itinerary provides for spending a night camping on the North Col - the views of the Summit from this point will be sensational - I hope to be there and see it with my own eyes!
Everest North / Tibet Route
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It begins with a trek to base camp at 17,500 feet and continues through the deadly Khumbu Icefall and up the steep Lhotse Face to the South Col. Summit day includes a steep climb to the Balcony, followed by an exposed but breathtaking ascent along the ridge to the ...