Peaks and Passes Day 16: April 30

Expedition Itinerary Plan for Day 16:
After descending to the Hongu River we trek up valley to a camp beside a large frozen lake. (5000m). Camp.

Fun Fact of the Day
In Nepal, people do not greet each other with a handshake; instead they put their palms together, bow their foreheads, and say “Namaste.” Namaste translates as “I salute the god in you.”

Today’s Activity: Crevasse Crumble

Purpose: Have students learn the difference between stalagmites and stalactites while being active at the same time.

Materials Needed: 20 tennis balls, 20 marker cones (10 of each colour), 6 small soft balls or size 1 mini footballs.

Activity Description:

-Set up 10 cones with a tennis ball on each at either end of the hall, with a centre line which players must not cross and divide the group into 2 equal teams.

– The objective of the game is to roll the soft balls to try and knock the tennis balls off the opposing teams cones. The game is continuous and is played until all balls are knocked off.

What teamwork strategies did you use? Did they work? Did you enjoy the activity?

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