Nepal Nov-Dec 2005
Date Day Day # Place Activity Sleeping Height Gain in Sleep H Distance Time Ascent Descent
m m km hr m m
Nov-23 W 1 Kathmandu Arrive Kathmandu 1300 - - - -
Nov-24 Th 2 Kathmandu Gear checks, sightseeing time permitting 1300 - - - -
Nov-25 F 3 Monjo Fly to Lukla. Trek to Monjo 2800 1500 10 40min/4 0 0
Nov-26 Sat 4 Namche Monjo to Namche Bazaar 3410 610 4 3 610 0
Nov-27 Sun 5 Namche Rest day, Namche. Sightseeing 3410 0 - - - -
Nov-28 M 6 Debuche Namche to Debuche 3700 290 8 6 650 360
Nov-29 T 7 Dingboche Debuche to Dingboche 4400 700 8 4 750 50
Nov-30 W 8 Dingboche Rest day, Dingboche 4400 0 - - - -
Dec-01 Th 9 Bibre D to Bibre, rtn trip to Upper Imja valley 4500 100 2[+10] 1[+4] 100[+500] [500]
Dec-02 F 10 Pokhalde BC Bibre to Khongma La Base Camp (BC) 4950 450 2 2 450 0
Dec-03 Sat 11 Pokhalde C1 KLBC to Khongma Lake. Climb Pokhalde 5500 550 3 6 550+300 300
Dec-04 Sun 12 Lobuche Khongma Lake to Lobuche (or climb Pokhalde) 4980 -520 5 3 100 620
Dec-05 M 13 Lobuche Rest day or rtn trip to Everest BC 4980 0 16 10 380 380
Dec-06 T 14 Lobuche East BC Lobuche to Lobuche East BC 5400 420 2 2 420 0
Dec-07 W 15 Dzongla Climb Lobuche East. To Dzongla 4840 -560 7 10-15 720 1280
Dec-08 Th 16 Dzongla Rest day, Dzongla (or contingency day for LE) 4840 0 - - - -
Dec-09 F 17 Nirekha BC Dzongla to Nirekha BC 5500 660 5 3 660 0
Dec-10 Sat 18 Nirekha BC Climb Nirekha 5500 0 4 10-15 660 660
Dec-11 Sun 19 Cho La BC Nirekha BC to Cho La BC 5000 -500 3 2 0 500
Dec-12 M 20 Gokyo Lakes Cho La BC to Gokyo Lakes 4970 -30 8 5 420 450
Dec-13 T 21 Gokyo Lakes Rest/exploratory day, Gokyo Lakes 4970 0 - - - -
Dec-14 W 22 Dole Gokyo Lakes to Dole 3900 -1070 10 3 0 1070
Dec-15 Th 23 Namche Dole to Namche 3410 -490 8 6 310 800
Dec-16 F 24 Lukla Namche to Lukla 2800 -610 14 7 0 610
Dec-17 Sat 25 Kathmandu Fly to Kathmandu - -
Dec-18 Sun 26 Kathmandu Rest day in Kathmandu - -
Dec-19 M 27 Home Fly to Sydney ~20 -1300 9750 20 35000 35000
Note: Itinerary is flexible. All altitudes are unreliable. Most numbers here are reasonable guesses! AJ