AUSTRALIAN adventurer James Castrission is leading an Everest anniversary trek for under-30s next year.
The tour, which starts on May 29, celebrates the 60th anniversary of the first ascent of Mt Everest in 1953 by Sir Edmund Hillary and sherpa Tenzing Norgay. Guests will trek through the Everest region to Ama Dablam base camp before descending to Thyangboche, the region’s most important spiritual centre. The 15-day tour, which is limited to 16 places, costs $2990 a person, including most meals (excluding flights). Ph 1300 707 734 or see worldyouthadventures.com