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The Trek, a slide show of my adventure trekking to the summit of Kala Patthar, above Mount Everest Base Camp in the Himalayas in Nepal
 

The Trek, a slide show of my adventure trekking to the summit of Kala Patthar, above Mount Everest Base Camp in the Himalayas in Nepal

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This slide show contains pictures from http://www.thetrekbook.com . I wrote a book about this trek, appropriately called "The Trek." The subtitle is Adventure and Enlightenment on a Trek to the ...

This slide show contains pictures from http://www.thetrekbook.com . I wrote a book about this trek, appropriately called "The Trek." The subtitle is Adventure and Enlightenment on a Trek to the Summit of Kala Pattthar, Above Mount Everest Base Camp in the Himalayas. The book can be purchased here: http://www.thetrekbook.com/buy-the-book.html
A full summary of the book, along with additional pictures and more can be viewed at the website.

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    The Trek, a slide show of my adventure trekking to the summit of Kala Patthar, above Mount Everest Base Camp in the Himalayas in Nepal The Trek, a slide show of my adventure trekking to the summit of Kala Patthar, above Mount Everest Base Camp in the Himalayas in Nepal Presentation Transcript

    • The Trek (now available on Amazon.com and on all eBook sites, including Nook, iTunes, Kindle, etc) November 2004
    • Some facts about the Himalayas • Formed only 65 million years ago • Formed when the Indian Plate crashed into (and under) the Eurasian Plate and pushed the ocean floor up • Became the highest mountain only 200,000 years ago • Growing at 5 millimeters per year – will eventually (millions of years from now) collapse under its own weight • The valleys all around Everest were formed by Glaciers
    • •Started here •Summit 18,514 feet
    • Arriving in Phadking
    • Arriving in Namche Bazaar
    • Tengboche
    • Ama Dablam
    • Dingboche
    • Dughla
    • Lobuche
    • Heading into Gorak Shep
    • Summit of Kala Patar
    • Everest (29,036 feet) ←Base Camp
    • Going Home!