Mountain Experience as been given permission to take clients to the North Col and is therefore now offering this as a new opportunity to its clients. This expedition will obviously prove to be much cheaper than getting there on a full Everest summit permit and considerably safer, but still giving the climber a huge sense of achievement with the added bonus of superb views of the whole of the North Face of Everest. This trip also has the added advantage of offering three different departure dates throughout the season.
Our refined programme is ideal for those clients who have some previous climbing experience and would like to take on the considerable challenge of climbing to 7,000 metres. Although climbing at this altitude is not easy, the superb views of the North Face of Everest from the Col make it all worthwhile and the whole experience will leave you with a huge sense of achievement.North Col is a large area where all Everest North expeditions make Camp I. From this point we can see the incredible views of the North Face of Everest, Pumori and Cho Oyu. It is a great chance for the climbers to gain some altitude experience climbing Everest.North Col climbing is really exciting climb for those who have some previous climbing experience and would like to take on the considerable challenge of climbing to 7,000 metres. Normally, team stay at advance base camp for four days and start climbing Everest North Col using fixed ropes. The route is straight forward trail up moraine to the East Rongbuk Glacier and takes about five to six hours. The descent takes about three hours.