AnneMarie and Andrew

Annemarie and Andrew – Trekking Asia

Altitude: 4,540m Climb: Ascent: 1040m Descent: 1620m Time: 7hr 15m + 1hr 30m lunch Daily Cost: 6,660 rupees ($70/£41) We woke at 5am and got dressed for the day. We’d spent a few days thinking about what to wear for the pass. The sun would only just be rising so it’ll be cold and the pass is at 5,400m. We’d read about strong and bitterly cold winds on the pass. Annemarie had been thinking about wearing her thermals...

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Altitude: 4,020m Climb: 520m Time: 2hr 10m Daily Cost: 4,960 rupees ($52/£31) This was going to be another short day. The altitude meant it would be a bad idea to go any further. High Camp is only 45 minutes after Thorong Phedi but it’s another 300m to climb, which would be a dangerous altitude gain. High Camp is only safe to sleep at if you’re coming from Letdar, which would have been dangerous to reach from Manang...

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