Monthly Archives: May 2013

First Training Walk Of The Year

21 miles from Cambridge to Witchford. Not exactly elevation preparation, but certainly a good test of stamina.

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Pam Heads Uphill

Today, a friend of ElytoEverest, Pam Lynch, starts off on her own Everest adventure. A truly inspiring lady, we wish Pam all the very best for the next few weeks, and look forward to hearing of her adventures when she … Continue reading

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Everest Trek Essay

An essay in The Telegraph shows what we have in store for us:   http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/travel-writing-competition/10020520/Just-Back-a-gruelling-trek-in-Nepal.html

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George Lowe’s Letters From Everest

An interesting article in The Spectator about a new book containing letters from George Lowe. http://blogs.spectator.co.uk/mark-mason/2013/05/george-lowes-letters-from-everest/

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Football Shirts For Nepal

In November 2013, following Tim and Keith’s trek to Everest Base Camp and Kala Pathar, they will be spending a week with a family in the Kathmandu Valley, teaching at a local school. One of the things that they would … Continue reading

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The 1953 Technology Used To Climb Everest

An interesting BBC piece on two Royal Geographical Society Exhibitions: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-22439586 http://www.rgs.org/WhatsOn/Whats+on.htm    

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