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On Thursday, I finally got home and I have to say that the ‘re-entry’ has been rough – between jetlag, lots of emails and everything that piled up over the last month. I miss the simplicity of life in the mountains and the comradery with the team. Of course, having clean clothes, a shower and different food are also very nice.

I wanted to thank you for an AWESOME trip and for being so flexible and putting me on the Nepal trip within a few hours. This allowed me to still have a great trip and almost achieve my goal of reaching 7000m (if only it hadn’t been for the closure of the Lhotse face on my ‘summit’ day). I had a really good time and an amazing experience. It was fantastic to see what it’s like to climb the “big” mountains in the Himalayas…and the Khumbu icefall was something else all-together. I also can’t believe I spent a week above 6000m.

I would like to thank the great SummitClimb team leader! Who gave us lots of freedom and super flexibility. Their many years of experience showed at every moment – from making sure we were safe on the mountain to the schedule/itinerary. I always felt in very good hands with the SummitClimb guides. You put together a great team with great people and an outstanding Sherpa team.

Please say ‘hi’ to everyone from me. I miss you guys and wish I could have stayed to climb to the top with you guys!

All the Best! Stay safe! Good luck to everyone! I’m rooting for you!!! - Magnus
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These photos were taken on our recent successful Everest Training Climb expedition where we put members and sherpas all the way to camp 3 on the Lhotse Face and the team returned home safely. Photos in Lhotse slideshow: Fabrice Imparato, Bruce Manning, Samuli Mansikka, Elselien te Hennepe, Richard Pattison & Tunc Findik. For caption information on these photos, please visit our Everest Training Climb photo gallery .
  • Train and prepare to climb Everest: Climbing to Camp 3 for Everest expedition training.
  • Quick, inexpensive & "easy" way to  reach 7300 m / 24,000 ft. See how you feel at altitude on Mt. Everest.
  • Learn about high altitude Everest expeditions, glacier travel and ice climbing.
  • Join friendly 10 time Everest leader Dan Mazur, who teaches you everything you need to know.
  • Full Service Cost: $8,650, £6,150,€7,650 . Sixteen day option : $6,350, £4,250, €6,050. (Converted 16/06/16)
  • Date: 6 April to 6 May, 2017 and 20 April to 20 May, 2017 (16 day option: 15 April to 1 May, 2017 or 30 April to 15 May, 2017).
  • New Flexible Date Option: arrive anytime at your convenience during April or May.
  • Full Service Price Includes: Leader Dan Mazur , expert Sherpas, internal flights, hotels, teahouses, comfortable basecamp, yaks, porters, delicious food during trek & climb, expedition equipment, permits, icefall fees, ropes, trek & high tents (individual tent in basecamp for each member), radios, free internet, international phones, etc.
  • Join our expedition trying for the summit of Mount Everest on same route climbed by Hillary & Tenzing.
  • Average group size five. 35 members & 14 sherpas reached camp 2 & camp 3 during 7 training climbs.  
  • We are available to help you buy & rent - hire inexpensive climbing gear, equipment, clothing, & boots.
  • The Nepal (South Col) side of Everest is warmer & less windy than the Tibet (North Col) side.
  • Cross the massive Khumbu Glacier Icefall. Clip to well-fixed ropes on solid ladders over crevasses.
  • Trek to basecamp through tiny villages & 'teahouses'. Camp in sunny meadows beneath stunning peaks. 
  • Do well and transfer to Everest or Lhotse at no extra cost.
  • This climb qualifies you for Everest from Nepal, Everest from Tibet , Cho Oyu, Shishapangma, or Lhotse.
  • Looking for an easier climb? Please try our Everest Glacier School or Island Peak Expedition.  
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Recent news: Our spring Everest Nepal Camp 3 Training Climb has just returned from a successful climb on the mountain. Please click here to view news of our expedition. Please also view our "Archived News" for more stories of past trips.
  • Please Click Here to watch the exciting video by Rob Bradley.  
  • Please Click Here to watch the exciting video by Mario Hasanakos.  
Bruce Manning
Team members crossing a ladder over a deep crevasse in the ubiquitous Khumbu Icefall. We have fixed rope and ladders laid through the whole maze of shifting glacial seracs.
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