Everest Base Camp Trek and Island Peak
Hey there 🙂
I’m looking to complete an independent Everest Base Camp Trip somewhere between September-October 2016 (I’m very flexible on dates at the moment), and am also looking to summit Island Peak (6189m) from Chukkung.
I’m on a shoestring budget, so will not be looking at hiring any guides or porters – only for the Island Peak Summit. I am also avoiding flying into Lukla because, quite honestly, that plane looks TERRIFYING 😀 and I figure an extra 6 days or so of trekking will be great, and less populated. So, I will be starting the EBC Trek from Jiri. This means the EBC trek itself would be around 20+ days, depending on the detour to Island Peak from Chukkung.
I have completed several multi-day, high-alititude hikes in South America, and summitted Cotopaxi Volcano (5897m) in Ecuador in 2014. Thus, I have confidence at high-altitude, have previous experience of snow-and-ice climbing, and enjoy camping in the wilderness! 😀
If you are interested in either the EBC Trek or/and the Island Peak Summit, drop a comment below 🙂 I am flexible with routes (i.e. Gokyo)/dates/suggestions.Reply