Category Archives: Trek Prep

Hiking the 1000 steps in Melbourne’s Dandenong Ranges

The 1000 steps is well renowned in Melbourne for being a place where the fittest of the fit go to test their mettle each weekend. It’s located in the Dandenongs, and is a memorial walk (I use the word walk very loosely!) dedicated to the memory of the Australian soldiers that served in Papua New Guinea on the Kokoda trail.… Read the rest

Everest Base Camp Trek Preparation

I can’t believe it’s here already, but this weekend all of my 18 months or so of planning and dreaming will come to fruition as I jet off to Nepal and start on the Everest Base Camp Trek! To mark the occasion, and to help everyone who may be looking to plan their own trek, I’ve put together all of the information on my preparation for the trek.… Read the rest

Choosing a trekking company for the Everest Base Camp Trek

When you’re organising your trek to Everest Base Camp, there’s so much information out there that it can be quite overwhelming! I’ve received a few questions about how to choose which way is best for you and how to go about finding a trekking company, so I thought I’d put together a post and give you guys the benefits of my research.… Read the rest

My Ultimate Everest Base Camp Trek Packing List: Other Essentials

I’m on a serious countdown for the Everest Base Camp trek now – just over 6 weeks to go until we arrive in the Khumbu Valley.  Last week I shared my clothing packing list for the trek, this week as promised here’s all of the other gear that I’ll be taking.… Read the rest