Paul & Phillip’s trek to Everest Base Camp in March 2013

Paul & Phillip's Everest Base Camp trek for Macmillan Cancer Support

You may have heard that Paul, The Exhibition Landlord and EGS member Phillip Malley are going to attempt to reach the South Base Camp of Mount Everest in March next year.

They will fly via India to Kathmandu in Nepal then onto the small village of Lukla in the Himalayan mountains.

Lukla AirportFrom Lukla they will start the 8 day trek to Everest base camp and climb to an altitude of 5364m (17,598 feet). Before hiking back to Lukla they aim to reach the top of Kala Pattar at 5554m (18,221 feet) for a great view of Mount Everest and the Khumbu Icefall.

As with all silly challenges at The Exhibition & EGS they’ll be raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Paul & Phillip have set up a website blog for their trip so we you can keep updated with their progress and I’m sure there will be some antics along the way to entertain us. Their website is

More importantly than finding out which of them get ill first they are also looking to raise money for EGS and Macmillan. You can make a donation in person at The Exhibition, online at their JustGiving page by clicking here or by texting THEX99 £5 to 70070

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