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1 Trekking in Nepal by Barbara A. Pijan

2 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

3 1.0 Where is Nepal?

4 1.1 Background Before 1950, Nepal = closed 1953 Edmund Hillary + Tenzing Norgay climbed Mt. Everest 1959 = begin tourism

5 2.1 Nepal Destinations Kathmandu Mt Everest White Water Rafting

6 2.1.1 Kathmandu Hindu + Buddhist temples Himalaya Old City

7 2.1.2 Mt. Everest

8 2.1.3 River Rafting  Kali-Gandhaki  Trishuli Khola

9 2.2 Trekking +Tour GEAR  Kathmandu City Clothes  Mt. Everest: Mountain + Snow  River Rafting Water + Safety

10 2.2.1 What to Wear in Kathmandu Women: –Cover legs –Pants or Long Skirts Men: –Cover legs –Shirt sleeves

11 2.2.2 Himalaya High Altitude Mountain Boots Wind + Rain Hat Sunglasses Warm! Layers! Snow Jacket Big Smile

12 2.2.3 Rafting Gear Helmets Paddles Rafts Vests

13 2.3 Best Weather? Before Summer Monsoon After Summer Monsoon Mount Everest = Summer OK

14 2.3.1 Spring = Pre- Monsoon April until early May Beautiful Flowers Most trails have no snow

15 2.3.2 Autumn = Post- Monsoon Buddhist Festivals Clear blue skies Trails = no snow

16 Mani Rimdu = Tibetan Buddhist Autumn Festival

17 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

18 3.0 - Conclusion Nepal tourism = city, mountain, & river You’ll need the right gear for the trip Avoid the monsoon rains Namaste!

19 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.


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