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August 23rd, 2010
Mt. Everest: The Girlfriend Getaway of a Lifetime! Fall Special

Have you ever dreamed of trekking to the famous Mt. Everest Basecamp? Better yet, dreamed of doing it with your sister, mother, best friend, or partner? Or are you traveling by yourself, and looking for a group of like-minded women to join? No matter which way you start, you will soon feel like you’re traveling with a group of friends.

This fall, Adventures in Good Company joins with adventure travel fitness specialists Fit for Trips to provide the opportunity to be in the best possible shape to experience an epic girlfriend adventure.

Sign up now through September 15, 2010 for the Trekking to Everest Basecamp trip departing April 18, 2011 and receive a complimentary 8 week personal fitness program that has been designed specifically for the trek to Everest Basecamp by Fit for Trips. Travelers can choose a home or gym training program, as well as choose from a beginner level program or replace their current workout with a trip specific one. Each fitness program combines resistance and endurance training that will prepare travelers mentally and physically for their journey.

About the trip:
The Trek to Everest Basecamp is, for many women, the trip of a lifetime. Whether you get to Everest Basecamp depends on your conditioning (under your control) and your acclimatization (which is genetic and not under your control). Any basically healthy woman can acquire the physical fitness necessary to enjoy this trip, and being in good shape is essential. Previous high altitude experience is not necessary. Even more essential is a positive attitude, an open mind, and a sense of adventure. While challenging with both strenuous and invigorating hiking, this three-week trek is a wonderful journey to a part of the world dominated by high Himalayan peaks and a culture that is rapidly changing and yet still grounded in ancient tradition.

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