Mount Everest is the highest point on earth; it is 8848m/29,028 ft tall, towering above sea level. Mt. Everest became named after Sir George Everest, the British surveyor-general of India. Everest, in Tibet, is known as Chomolungma and Nepali people call this mountain Sagarmatha. Mt. Everest is located half in Nepal and half in Tibet. From Nepal Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and from New Zealand Edmund Hillary were the first climbers of Everest, via the South-East Ridge Route on 29th May 1953. Ms. Junko Tabei from Japan climbed Everest via the South-East Ridge and she became the first climber of Everest. Mr. Reinhold Messner from Italy was the first solo climber via the North Col to the North face on 8-20-1980. Mr. Reinhold Messner from Italy and Mr. Peter Habeler from Austria were the first climbers who made the ascent without bottled oxygen.
Terms & Conditions
High Altitude Climbing Sherpas:
All sherpas will ferry loads up to the high camps above Base Camp.
A Sherpa will always be assigned to accompany and assist any member or group while climbing.
For safety and service, the Himalayan Leaders arrange a ratio of more than one Sherpa to each member.
Himalayan Leaders will also station two extra Climbing Sherpas at Camp 4 for emergency and rescue circumstances.
All Costs for the Sherpa’s Meal, accommodation, oxygen, etc. are all covered in the package.
The Climbing Sridhar manages all aspects of load ferrying and high camp establishing. The Sridhar will manage the climbing rotation and duties of all Climbing Sherpas.
Before the Final Push to the summit, a named summit Sherpa will be paired with each member at Base Camp.
The Summit Sherpa will climb together with the member from Base Camp to the summit and back.
An additional personal Sherpa can be hired from Himalayan leaders trek.
The personal Sherpa will climb with the member at all times.
The personal Sherpa will also help to carry gear, equipment, and water, etc.
during summit push, the member will be accompanied by a personal Sherpa and a summit Sherpa.
When members are on rest at Base Camp, personal Sherpas will help with ferrying loads and set up camp.
There are two types of bonuses. The Sherpa bonuses are extra to the package costs. Each member is charged for only one Sherpa unless they have taken the services of extra personal sherpas. In this case, the member will need to cover the bonuses of all Sherpas that are engaged for the member.
1. The Climbing and Load Ferry bonus (US$ 1500):
The Sherpa receives this bonus for assisting members, load ferrying, and setting up high camps. The Climbing bonus is not refundable
2. Summit Bonus, US$ 500:
The summit bonus is automatically granted to the sherpa upon climbing higher than Camp 4 with the member. The summit bonus is not refundable if the Sherpa and Member climb above Camp 4.
Both bonuses will be collected by Himalayan Leaders before the departure of the expedition from Kathmandu. The summit bonus will be refunded by Himalayan Leaders upon the “no-objection” clearance from the expedition leader.
Himalayan leaders trekking provides Poisk oxygen for expedition use.
The package cost includes 5 bottles of Poisk oxygen for the use of the member.
Each bottle of oxygen has a volume of 4 liters at roughly 300 Psi (depending on the outside temperature).
Extra oxygen bottles are available to buy from Asian Trekking at US$ 450 per bottle.
This includes the transport to base camp.
Depending on the strength and ability at high altitude of the members, the Leader will create a schedule for the
usage of oxygen during the summit bid.
Oxygen bottles once bought are not refunded, even if unused.
Himalayan Leader trek & Expedition provides the latest and best in oxygen delivery system. And the Tops out Mask On availability, the inventor of the mask, Ted Atkins, will give a full briefing on the proper use of the mask before departing from Kathmandu. Alternatively, the leader will give the same briefing Oxygen masks are for use during the Expedition only.