Did I Mention Step Training ?

Having trouble with the reblog concept … I need a trainer for blogging

The Year I Touched My Toes

The Trainer had been to the Annapurna area in the early eighties and knew how important step training would be to our success in getting to Everest Base Camp.

That’s me in 2013. We didn’t make that time but it wasn’t because of our training regime.

Everest Base Camp Trek Everest Base Camp Trek Trail 2013

Donkeys climbing down steps on the lower part of the the EBC trail The donkeys taking it slowly coming down the steps

So we kept up step training for our 2015 EBC Trek training. The purple pack was our 2015 trek when we made it to Everest Base Camp and Kala Pattar.

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That’s me with blue pack in September 2018 when we trekked to the Gokyo in the Everest Base Camp region.

The walk into Khumjung lots of easy welcome steps.

Stairs coming into the town of Khumjung in the Khumbu Nepal Easy climb down the stairs after the strenuous climb up out of Namche Bazaar

Below is the very loose rocky steps not far below the first lake before Gokyo lake.

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