FAQ Category: MOUNTAIN FAQS

If I bring some food from home?

Yes, you may bring your favorite climbing snack food such as power bars, Gu, Power Gel, cereal bars or similar high energy foods, powder Gatorade is also recommended to fight dehydration.

What is the meals on the expedition be like?

Meals in the mountains consist of a diet rich in carbohydrates, as our bodies do not process fat and protein efficiently at higher elevations and to compensate the increase in caloric need that high altitude climbing involves. 

How is drinking water availability?

During the trek water can also be purchased in teahouses. Water can also be treated in nearly ever present along the trekking route.  We also suggest a good variety of hot drinks throughout the trek to Everest base camp.

How much will my pack weigh?

During the trek team members are advised only be carrying gear and supplies for the day. Daypacks will weigh no more than 30 lbs.