The challenge

On the 21st March 2020, a new team of legends representing Bristol businesses will be traveling to Nepal on a special expedition to support local charity PHASE Worldwide.

Led by PHASE’s trekking partners at Jagged Globe, the team will be completing the 20 day round trip to Everest Base Camp. This is one of the most famous treks in the world but it is not easy. The team will eventually climb to the height of 5550m! They will be staying in local sherpa family lodges along the way and meeting a team about to summit Everest when they get to Base Camp.

Each team member will be fundraising in Bristol during the course of the campaign with the proceeds going to PHASE projects in Nepal. PHASE Worldwide has been working in remote areas of Nepal since 2005, supporting remote Himalayan communities by creating opportunities through health, education and agriculture projects.

If you are interested in joining the Bristol to Base Camp 2020 team, please contact jonathan@phaseworldwide.org for more info.

Tragic Loss of Jon Lewin

On 13th January 2019, one of the members of the 2019 Bristol to Base Camp team, Jon Lewin tragically lost his life while surfing in Sri Lanka. It is believed that he had a seizure while in the water. Working as a travel photographer, blogger and food writer, Jon was an incredibly inspirational man who was doing many exciting and creative things both personally and professionally. Jon had been so excited to take on this challenge and would have been a fantastic asset to the team when they completed their mission to reach Everest Base Camp. The 2019 team honoured his by finishing the challenge on his behalf and carried a favourite shirt of his throughout the journey.

Thank you for being a part of Bristol to Base Camp Jon.

News

Updates on the campaign and the team's progress

The 2019 Team Raise over £45,000 from their campaign. The funds raised were enough to support a remote PHASE Worldwide health post for a whole year!

Team arrive at Everest Base Camp

First big day of trekking

Team has arrived in Kathmandu and are refueling for the big adventure ahead!

BTBC Logo courtesy of Orca Design

Training Days

Team Clothing and Merchandise for sale

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