Climb Everest – South Col Route

Climb Everest – South Col Route


From £48,500
Altitude 8,848m Grade: 4D

Our Everest experience is among the best in the world, with a very high client success rate.

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Adventure Peaks has been organizing expeditions to Climb Everest for over 18 years making us one of the most experienced and valued British companies operating on the mountain. English is the spoken language and as a result we are able to attract good International teams.

To climb Everest, the world’s highest mountain at 8848m is the ultimate objective in many climbers’ minds, a most compelling and challenging adventure. We specialize in preparing clients to tackle their challenge with confidence. We ensure you have the appropriate skills, physical endurance and mental preparation. On the mountain we provide the very best leadership, equipment, oxygen systems, comfort, food and Sherpa support to maximize your chance of success.

Our British English-speaking Leaders add a degree of safety, expertise and guidance however the support they provide will make the difference between a difficult trip and a safe and enjoyable one. The success of an expedition is often determined by factors planned well in advance of the actual climbing. We have been modifying our provision for many years which has led to a high proportion of our expedition members reaching the summit.

WHY CLIMB EVEREST WITH ADVENTURE PEAKS

Pre Expedition Support - We have a dedicated team of experienced staff available seven days per week throughout the year to answer questions and address concerns. During expeditions alongside our office team we have a 24hour emergency contact service available to family and friends. Our Web news provides regular updates of our expeditions. For those able to attend we offer our unique monthly training weekends in the UK to enable clients to meet and train together under our expert guidance and to gain on-going advice.

Success and Client Selection – We have been organizing successful Everest expeditions for almost 20 years with an average success rate close to 80%. We do our utmost to put together a strong team of proficient, experienced climbers to aid your success. We don’t just take anyone, though we are happy to provide less experienced climbers with training programs to get them ready for future years.

Financial Protection – Everest is an expensive undertaking Adventure Peaks provides financial protection for your funds through ATOL Bonding. Through our years of experience we know what in country providers to work with and when to transfer funds, this allows us to provide you with the best possible protection.

Medical Support – Our leaders have Direct access to a 24hr UK medical support centre, for advice on any medical ailments or emergency during your expedition.

An attempt on Mt Everest is an enormous undertaking which requires a huge amount of dedication and determination: we are here to help you. Please contact us for a copy of our detailed information sheet or to talk through your dream.

Dates & Prices

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29th Mar 2023 - 27th May 2023 Guaranteed60 £48,500£49,300 Book Now
29th Mar 2024 - 27th May 2024
£3000 Early Discount on next 3 Bookings
Guaranteed60 £48,950
£45,950
£49,750
£46,750
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* A deposit of £2,000 will be required at checkout.

Extras

Extras can be added per-person when you book onto a date

ItemPriceDays
Lhotse extension from £6,000 £6,000
Chitwan Safari at Tigerland Resort (+4 days) £525+4 days
Chitwan Safari at Parkland Resort (+4 days) £425+4 days
Everest from the Air £270

* A deposit of £200 (or the full extra price, whichever is lower) will be required at checkout for each extra added per-person on this trip

What's Included

  • British Expedition leader who totally understand western standards. English is spoken as our First Language and all briefings will be in English
  • Financial security ATOL Bonded, from a well-established UK company with almost 20 years of experience on Everest and the world’s highest mountains with a UK address you can visit
  • Risk avoidance to Western Standards
  • Excellent safety record
  • Small groups compared to many operators for more safety and higher chances of success
  • 1:1 Sherpa support from our regular Adventure Peaks Sherpa Team who support our British leaders
  • 8 oxygen cylinders, uplifted to high camp.
  • Summit Mask and regulator.
  • Quality Food
  • A paid for weather service from a western provider that examines multiple weather forecast models, not a general online provider
  • Comfortable and well equipped Base Camp to maintain your well being in these harsh conditions
  • Permits, charges, importation taxes and levies payable to the Local Authorities in connection with the expedition.
  • Food, fuel and cooking equipment whilst on the mountain.
  • Hotel and other accommodation as per the itinerary on a Bed & Breakfast basis.
  • All tents and other communal equipment necessary for the climb.
  • Medical safety equipment and supplies.
  • Direct access to 24hr UK medical support centre, for advice on any medical ailments or emergency during your expedition this is available for our leaders and clients to access.
  • Communication equipment (each member on a Grade 3B or above are normally provided with a radio whilst on the mountain and the team is often supported with a Satellite Telephone and e-mail facilities at Base Camp).
  • 120 litre kit bag for expedition members for UK based clients. A logoed top will be substituted for all clients residing outside of the UKand for returning clients
  • 15% discount off the RRP on equipment and clothing purchased from Adventure Peaks shop

What's Excluded

  • Personal climbing clothes and equipment.
  • Personal insurance, visas, departure tax and inoculations.
  • Drinks and hotel or guest house meals, unless specified.
  • Personal medical supplies and personal use of communication equipment.
  • Excess baggage.
  • Tips for porters and local guides & sherpa summit bonus
  • Costs associated with an expedition finishing early or you leaving an expedition early.
  • Costs associated with extending a trip due to bad weather or other circumstances including the cost of extra nights accommodation, and if required the helicopter cost to and from Lukla
    (including a share of the leaders cost)

Kit

Client discount

Adventure Peaks provides 15% discount off any equipment purchased online or from our Ambleside shop if you have booked (and paid a deposit) on one of our expeditions or courses*.

We offer our equipment hire service to both clients and non-clients, although Adventure Peaks clients receive a further discount.

*Excludes books/maps and electrical equipment.


Insurance

It is essential for a trip of this type that you are adequately insured. When researching insurance options, please ensure the policy covers you for the following:

  • Cancellation or curtailment
  • Helicopter rescue (most insurance companies will no longer cover for ‘search and rescue’ but providing you stay with the group, they will assist with ‘rescue’)
  • Repatriation
  • The altitude that you are expected to attain
  • The location especially when travelling to Antarctica
  • Grade of trek/climb/expedition
  • Medical cover

Adventure Peaks partners with Global Rescue to offer the world’s leading travel protection services.  Medical and security emergencies happen. When they do, we rely on Global Rescue to provide our clients with medical, security, travel risk and crisis response services. Without a membership, an emergency evacuation could cost over $100,000. More than one million members trust Global Rescue to get them home safely when the unexpected happens. We highly recommend our clients enroll with Global Rescue:
https://partner.globalrescue.com/adventurepeaks/



We are aware the following provide insurance:

For UK based clients:

HCC Medical Insurance Services: LLC sales@hccmis.com  Tel: 1-800-605-2282
Travelex Ins. Services: www.travelexinsurance.com  Tel: 1-800 228 9792
True Traveller Ins: www.truetraveller.com  Tel: 0333 999 3140 for treks including over 4500m
Austrian Alpine Club (UK) www.aacuk.org.uk  Tel: +44 (0)1929 556870
Rothwell & Towler: www.world-first.co.uk  Tel: 0345 908 0161 (under 6400m)
Campbell Irvine: www.campbellirvine.com  Tel: 0207 938 1737 (Not for treks/climbs with ropes – OK for Aconcagua)
J S Insurance: www.jsinsurance.co.uk  Tel: 0844 848 1500
Snowcard: www.snowcard.co.uk  Tel: 01295 660836
The B.M.C.: www.thebmc.co.uk  Tel: 0161 445 6111 (call and speak to Jim. Please note the BMC cannot cover Mt Damavand)
Dogtag: www.dogtag.co.uk  Tel: 0800 036 4824 (Check excess etc)

For non-UK based clients:

HCC Medical Insurance Services: LLC sales@hccmis.com  Tel: 1-800-605-2282
Travelex Ins. Services: www.travelexinsurance.com  Tel: 1-800 228 9792
True Traveller Ins: www.truetraveller.com  Tel: 0333 999 3140 for treks including over 4500m
Austrian Alpine Club (UK): www.aacuk.org.uk  Tel: +44 (0)1929 556870
AXA Worldwide Travel Ins: www.axainsurance.com  Tel: +44 (0)844 874 0360
Ingle International: www.ingleinternational.com  Tel: (USA) 1.800.360.3234
Insure for Less: www.insure4less.com.au (Australian clients)

You do not have to use any of the above, but if you make your own insurance arrangements documentary evidence of your own policy is required.

Please forward the details of your Insurance as soon as you have it: we need the insurance company’s name, their 24 hour emergency telephone number and your insurance policy number – admin@adventurepeaks.com

 

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