Trekking route from Everest base camp tent area to advanced base camp
High-altitude trekking route map of the advance camp of Mount Everest Base Camp
Trekking from Everest Base Camp to Everest Advance Camp, the straight-line distance is 15 kilometers, and the traveling distance is about 28 kilometers. It is the best route to watch the Rongbuk Glacier, the most beautiful glacier in China. There are 2 intermediate camps in the whole process, C1 at 5500 meters from the East Rongbuk Glacier, and C2 at 6100 meters from the bifurcation of Zhangzifeng. Its advantage is that it consumes less physical energy every day, which is good for hikers to adapt.
Highlights of Mount Everest Base Camp High Altitude Hiking
Everest base camp advance camp high altitude trek along the Rongbuk Glacier
Rongbuk Glacier is the biggest attraction for hiking from Everest Base Camp to Qianjin Camp. Rongbuk Glacier was named the first of the six most beautiful glaciers in China by “China National Geographic” magazine. The biggest feature of Rongbuk Glacier is the undulating snow peaks, white and holy, sharp and beautiful, which makes people feel amazing when they see it. The Rongbuk Glacier is azure blue, and the snow-capped mountains in the distance have been dyed green by spring, and the vigorous vitality is glowing, but the low temperature still won’t let all the ice and snowmelt.
Everest Base Camp High Altitude Trekking is suitable for the crowd
The physical strength is good, there is no obvious high back, and anyone with hiking experience can experience this climbing route.
Everest Base Camp High Altitude Trekking Mileage and Itinerary
Everest base camp advance camp high altitude hike
The trekking distance from Everest Base Camp to Qianjin Camp is about 28 kilometers. Although the journey is relatively short, the daily travel distance is limited because the altitude rises from 5,200 meters to 6,400 meters.
D1: From Mount Everest Base Camp tent camp (5200 meters) to 5500 meters East Rongbuk Glacier C1 camp, 5 kilometers, it takes about 5-7 hours.
D2: Traveling from C1 camp to the intermediate camp (intermediate camp) at an altitude of 5800 meters, 6 kilometers, takes about 6-7 hours.
D3: From the transit camp to the C2 camp at an altitude of 6,100 meters, 5 kilometers, it takes about 6 hours, and you can enjoy the Rongbuk Glacier along the way
D4: From C2 camp to advance camp at an altitude of 6,400 meters and then back to C2 camp.
D5: Return to the tent area of Mount Everest Base Camp from Camp C2.
Equipment needed for high altitude trekking at Everest Base Camp
From base camp to advancing camp, all walks on gravel slopes formed by glacier traces. Most of the road sections are relatively smooth. There are several steep slopes with a height difference of several tens of meters, with little fluctuations. On the way, before 5800 meters, there will be some small glacier meltwater. During the spring and summer climbing season, the glacier melt water will become larger and larger over time. After 5800 meters, you can see the beautiful ice tower forest. There is no need for technical equipment such as mountain boots, crampons, and ice axes throughout the journey.
Note: The ice towers along the way are very beautiful, but shooting while on the move can easily disrupt the rhythm and affect the state. You can choose to take more shots when going down.