AnneMarie and Andrew

Annemarie and Andrew – Trekking Asia

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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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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