Lukla is the main jumping-off point for the trek to Everest Base Camp. The route is 54km with 3000m of elevation gain (or loss in the other direction).
Hello world! As announced on social media, I will be attempting this route ROUND TRIP starting at 00:00am on March 16, 2020. The current FKT (not listed here) is by Pemba Sherpa and is 30h00 from around 2010, according to various corroborated local sources. I will also be going for the up and down records en route. I will be attempting this route self supported.