Tag Archives: Lukla airport

The Khumbu Icefall and beyond

Apologies for the lack of updates as of late however I have been freezing somewhere around 6500m completely off the grid for the past week. This is a long post. I hope you can bear with it, I have tried to keep it to the bare essentials. Another will follow immediately after. When my plane […]

Lukla to Kyangjuma

Upon arrival into Lukla we made our way around the runway to a restaurant where we ate breakfast and had a quick briefing from our expedition leader Tim Mosedale. After going over the particulars of hygiene, trail safety and tea house etiquette, we put on our packs and started moving. When heading into the Khumbu […]

Kathmandu to Phakding

The next morning we woke at 6 am and headed to the airport to have another attempt at getting out to Lukla. We had decided that rather than waiting all day to get our flight (as we were now back of the queue) which could have been cancelled, that we will hire helicopters instead. Much […]