Global Promise is to celebrate its 7th Anniversary at 7pm, on 8th January 2013 at Deeva Restaurant, Farsley, Leeds LS28 5LD. For further details, please contact Zulfi Hussain on 07802 920642.
West Yorkshire fundraiser and entrepreneur Zulfi Hussain will be sharing the ups and downs of his latest challenge – to climb to Everest Base Camp – at a charity night on Tuesday 15 November at Farsley’s Deeva Restaurant. In October, Zulfi and five others trekked to Everest Base Camp raising a mammoth total – so […]
Kalar Pather Altitude 5643m Just done Kala Pather. We are 1 day ahead of schedule. Half team down with altitude sickness – but ok. Starting to head down now.
Made it to Everest Base Camp – YIPPEE! Another dream fulfilled! 🙂 Having my birthday party… From the original schedule: Gorak Shep Altitude 5164m This is the final acclimatization stop on most common treks to Everest Base Camp from Lukla, following what the Dalai Lama dubbed “the steps to heaven.” Climbing time from here (the […]
Base Camp tomorrow. Kala Pather day after. A few team members with altitude sickness but ok to continue so far! Symptoms of altitude sickness: Periods of sleeplessness or needing more sleep than usual Loss of appetite Vivid, wild dreams (apparently especially at around 2500-3800m)! Hmmm, not sure about that one! Periodic breathing. (Surely we should […]
Tengboche Altitude 3250m An inhabitant from Tengboche, Tenzing Norgay, and Sir Edmund Hillary were the first to reach the summit of Everest on the British 1953 expedition. The leader of that expedition, John Hunt, described Tengboche as “one of the most beautiful places in the world.” Surrounded by satellite dwellings, all quaintly constructed and oddly […]