Trekking in Nepal by Barbara A. Pijan

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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 2.1.1 - Kathmandu 2.1.2 - Mount Everest 2.1.3 - White Water Rafting 2.2 Gear 2.2.1 - Kathmandu City Clothes - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Trekking in Nepal

Trekking in Nepalby Barbara A. Pijan

1Outline = Trekking in Nepal0.0 Title0.0 Outline 1.0 Intro Map1.1 Background2.1 Destinations2.1.1 - Kathmandu2.1.2 - Mount Everest2.1.3 - White Water Rafting2.2 Gear2.2.1 - Kathmandu City Clothes2.2.2 - Mt. Everest: High Altitude 2.2.3 - River Rafting Equipment2.3 Weather2.3.1 - Autumn = Post-Monsoon2.3.2 - Spring = Pre- Monsoon2.3.3 - Mt Everest in Summer3.0 Conclusion4.0 References

21.0 Where is Nepal?

31.1 BackgroundBefore 1950, Nepal = closed1953Edmund Hillary + Tenzing Norgay climbed Mt. Everest 1959 = begin tourism

42.1 Nepal DestinationsKathmanduMt EverestWhite Water Rafting

52.1.1 KathmanduHindu + Buddhist templesHimalayaOld City

62.1.2 Mt. Everest

72.1.3 River RaftingKali-GandhakiTrishuli Khola

82.2 Trekking +Tour GEARKathmandu City ClothesMt. Everest: Mountain + Snow River Rafting Water + Safety

92.2.1 What to Wear in KathmanduWomen:Cover legsPants or Long Skirts Men:Cover legsShirt sleeves

102.2.2 Himalaya High AltitudeMountain BootsWind + Rain HatSunglassesWarm! Layers!Snow JacketBig Smile

112.2.3 Rafting GearHelmetsPaddlesRaftsVests

122.3 Best Weather?Before Summer MonsoonAfter Summer MonsoonMount Everest = Summer OK

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2.3.1 Spring = Pre- MonsoonApril until early MayBeautiful FlowersMost trails have no snow

142.3.2 Autumn = Post- MonsoonBuddhist FestivalsClear blue skiesTrails = no snow

15Mani Rimdu = Tibetan BuddhistAutumn Festival

162.3.3 Mt. Everest in SummerLate summer = good time to climb Mt. EverestMonsoon rains do not reach the high HimalayaThe winds die down

173.0 - ConclusionNepal tourism = city, mountain, & riverYoull need the right gear for the tripAvoid the monsoon rainsNamaste!

184.0 - ReferencesBBC. (2003). Mount Everest 50 years on. http://news.bbc.co.uk/cbbcnews/hi/pictures/galleries/newsid_2948000/2948336.stm Government of Nepal, Tourism Dept. (2008). Everest 50 Years Celebration. www.nepalgov.gov.np HMG Nepal. (2005). Nepals Trekking Season. www.visitnepal.com/trekking/season.php Lama Rinpoche Thyangboche. (2009). Mani Rimdu Festival calendar. http://d30026567.purehost.com/mani_rimdu.htm Lama Rinpoche Zhung Gompa. (2009). Mani Rimdu ChiWong calendar. www.chiwongmonastery.com Raft-Nepal. (2006). Trishuli River White Water Rafting. www.raftnepal.com The Kathmandu Company. (2006). Kathmandu Clothing. www.kathmandu.co.nz

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