Mount Everest Base Camp Climb

On March 3-16, 2018, 18 hikers, including seven patients and two multiple myeloma doctors will embark on the trip of a lifetime. This special team will trek the Himalayan highlands to the doorstep of the world's tallest mountain, Mount Everest. A short three-hour hike beyond Base Camp provides the Moving Mountains for Multiple Myeloma team members with an ascent of Kalapathhar, where they will be rewarded with one of the region's most accessible views of Mount Everest.

This challenging and awe-inspiring nine-day trek (12 days including travel) takes even novice climbers on a strenuous, but friendly, journey through Nepal's magical Khumbu region, allowing for close-up views of dozens of Himalayan Giants without the dangers of a technical summit. Hikers will sleep primarily in Nepalese teahouses, easing into the Sherpa culture, assisted by friendly herds of yaks that carry much of the team's gear. The summit of Kalapathhar, the highest point on the climb, reaches an altitude of 18,519 feet above sea level.

We are excited to announce that our 2018 Mount Everest team is full. Please check back soon to meet the team. If you would like to learn about our other adventures, click here.

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View our interviews with climber Chuck Wakefield