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EVEREST ROCKS II

 

In 2007, Love Hope Strength was born, and the first mission to improve access to cancer care around the globe was underway. Thirty-eight musicians, cancer survivors and mountaineers set off to reach Kalapathar where they would set a World Record for the highest concert ever performed. They carried with them the names of loved ones who had been touched by cancer on prayer flags which were strung high amongst the shadows of Mount Everest. The success of Everest Rocks resulted in the first mammography and first internal radiation machines for the country of Nepal.

 

Now, 5 years later, it is time to return. We will celebrate our 5 year anniversary and continue upon our quest to bring access to cancer care to the world. Everest Rocks II will be a 14 day musical trek to Everest Base Camp with a few days in Kathmandu before and after to prepare, celebrate and visit with the very patients and doctors our support has helped over the years.

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ITINERARY

 

Date                  Activity

Nov 25             Team arrives in Kathmandu

Nov 26             Visit with the Bhaktapur Cancer Center

Nov 27             Fly to Lukla, trek to Monjo 9,350 ft

Nov 28             Trek to Namche Bazaar 11,302 ft

Nov 29             Acclimatization hike to Thame and concert in Namche Bazaar 12,467 ft

Nov 30             Trek to Tashinga 11,318 ft

Dec 1               Trek to Pangboche 12,713 ft

Dec 2               Trek to Pheriche 13,910 ft

Dec 3               Day trek to Island Peak

Dec 4               Trek to Dughla 15,091 ft

Dec 5               Trek to Lobuche 16,177

Dec 6               Trek to Everest Base Camp and concert 16,929 ft

Dec 7               Trek to Kalapathar 18,192 ft

Dec 8               Return to Pangboche 12,716 ft

Dec 9               Return to Namche Bazaar 11,302

Dec 10             Return to Lukla

Dec 11             Return to Kathmandu

Dec 12             Finale concert in Kathmandu Durbar Square 4:30PM

Dec 13             Fly home

 

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