AnneMarie and Andrew

Annemarie and Andrew – Trekking Asia

Altitude: 3,540m Climb: 480m Time: 2hr 20m Daily Cost: 4,460 rupees ($46/£27) This was another short day of walking. The altitude gain meant it would be dangerous to go any further. Many people go past Yak Kharka (our destination) and on to Letdar which is a further 300m ascent. The health recommendations for ascending when above 2,800m is to sleep no more than 500m higher than the previous night. A warning ignored by many guides and...

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Altitude: 3,470m Climb: 70m + 1,100m Time: 15m + 7hr breaks Daily Cost: Combined with next day We woke early and decided we’d made a mistake staying in this lodge and that we should pack our stuff up and leave to go to Manang straight after breakfast. We had planned to go to the ice lake from Bragha because we had read the trail was much easier from there, rather than trying to follow the trail from Manang. Plus the trail from...

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