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Trekking in Nepal by Barbara A. Pijan
Outline = Trekking in Nepal 0.0 Title 0.0 Outline 1.0 Intro Map 1.1 Background 2.1 Destinations Kathmandu Mount Everest White Water Rafting 2.2 Gear Kathmandu City Clothes Mt. Everest: High Altitude River Rafting Equipment 2.3 Weather Autumn = Post-Monsoon Spring = Pre- Monsoon Mt Everest in Summer 3.0 Conclusion 4.0 References
1.0 Where is Nepal?
1.1 Background Before 1950, Nepal = closed 1953 Edmund Hillary + Tenzing Norgay climbed Mt. Everest 1959 = begin tourism
2.1 Nepal Destinations Kathmandu Mt Everest White Water Rafting
2.1.1 Kathmandu Hindu + Buddhist temples Himalaya Old City
2.1.2 Mt. Everest
2.1.3 River Rafting Kali-Gandhaki Trishuli Khola
2.2 Trekking +Tour GEAR Kathmandu City Clothes Mt. Everest: Mountain + Snow River Rafting Water + Safety
2.2.1 What to Wear in Kathmandu Women: –Cover legs –Pants or Long Skirts Men: –Cover legs –Shirt sleeves
2.2.2 Himalaya High Altitude Mountain Boots Wind + Rain Hat Sunglasses Warm! Layers! Snow Jacket Big Smile
2.2.3 Rafting Gear Helmets Paddles Rafts Vests
2.3 Best Weather? Before Summer Monsoon After Summer Monsoon Mount Everest = Summer OK
2.3.1 Spring = Pre- Monsoon April until early May Beautiful Flowers Most trails have no snow
2.3.2 Autumn = Post- Monsoon Buddhist Festivals Clear blue skies Trails = no snow
Mani Rimdu = Tibetan Buddhist Autumn Festival
2.3.3 Mt. Everest in Summer Late summer = good time to climb Mt. Everest Monsoon rains do not reach the high Himalaya The winds die down
3.0 - Conclusion Nepal tourism = city, mountain, & river You’ll need the right gear for the trip Avoid the monsoon rains Namaste!
4.0 - References BBC. (2003). Mount Everest 50 years on. 0/ stm 0/ stm Government of Nepal, Tourism Dept. (2008). Everest 50 Years Celebration. HMG Nepal. (2005). Nepal’s Trekking Season. Lama Rinpoche Thyangboche. (2009). Mani Rimdu Festival calendar. Lama Rinpoche Zhung Gompa. (2009). Mani Rimdu ChiWong calendar. Raft-Nepal. (2006). Trishuli River White Water Rafting. The Kathmandu Company. (2006). Kathmandu Clothing.