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Andy Wilcock

Trek to Everest base camp

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My story

[p]Made it on 27th December.[/p][p]See photos from the trek at[/p][p]https://kippaxman.smugmug.com/Travel-Photography/2019-Everest-Base-Camp-Trek[/p][p][b] Everest Base Camp Trek 19th December 2019 to 2nd January 2020[/b][/p][p][b]Decided its now or never as I'm 68 in a few months![/b][/p][p][b]I am fully self supported so all the money donated will be split between these two charities.[/b][/p][p][b] The Gurkha Welfare Trust [/b][url=https://www.gwt.org.uk/][b]https://www.gwt.org.uk/[/b][/url][/p][p][b] The Prince of Wales Hospice (Pontefract) [/b][url=https://www.pwh.org.uk/][b]https://www.pwh.org.uk/[/b][/url][/p][p][b]Due to the random nature of altitude sickness I may not get to the final destination but I hope you will donate anyway.[/b][/p][p][b]12 days total up and down, distance 80 miles[/b][/p][p][b]The following are the main way points on the trek[/b][/p][p][b]Namche Bazaar 3,440m 11,286ft[/b][/p][p][b]Kyanjuma 3,600m 11,811ft[/b][/p][p][b]Thyangboche 3,867m 12,687ft[/b][/p][p][b]Dingboche 4,350m 14,271ft[/b][/p][p][b]Lobuje 4,930m 16,174f[/b][/p][p][b]Everest Base Camp 5,335m 17,503ft[/b][/p][p][br][/p][p]Reached Everest Base Camp on 27th December 2019[/p]
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Jan 18, 2020

Catherine Eastham

Great to have you as a trekking buddy Andy. Really enjoyed walking and talking with you x

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Jan 15, 2020


£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

Jan 15, 2020

Michelle and Phil

A pleasure trecking with you.


Jan 14, 2020

Carol James

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Jan 14, 2020


Congratulations on reaching Everest Base Camp, Andy It was a pleasure sharing this memorable experience with you. What a journey :-)

Jan 8, 2020


Well done Andy!

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Jan 6, 2020

Josh and pat brooke

Hi Andrew, well done, loll forward to hearing all about your trip The Brooke family


Dec 30, 2019


Well done Andrew! I hope you have had an amazing time. I look forward to seeing photos.

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Dec 28, 2019

Mel and Carol

Brilliant, well done, I’m envious

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Dec 14, 2019

Margaret- curry club

Enjoy it and come back in one piece. Look forward to photo's. Have a good christmas I'll raise a glass to you. (any excuse)

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