Climbing Ama Dablam Day 10: Base Camp Puja

After the Base Camp Puja, which is conducted by a lama who visits from Pangboche, we will have time to start sorting the loads for our first carry.

Did You Know?

A popular fast food in Nepal are called Momo. These are dumplings made from flour dough filled with chicken, water buffalo, or vegetables.

Find Your Fit Fact

One tool that can really help you to gauge whether you are walking far enough or fast enough is a pedometer. Your phone, if it is an Android or iPhone, can actually double up as a pedometer. Ideally, you should be taking at least 10,000 steps every single day.

Find Your Fit Activity Suggestion: Crevasse Crumble (rolling rocks)

Objective: 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.

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