Monthly Archives: September 2011

Remote is remote is remote

In my last post I guided the route to the summit of Mera Peak. Next the route will descend to the remote Hunku Valley and follow it all the way to the Baruntse basecamp. From there will the culmination of … Continue reading

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Mera Peak is not that bad, or is it?

In a few weeks we’ll attack the first summit of the trip – Mera Peak. It is the highest trekking peak in Nepal with the height of 6476m. In the last post I described the route to our Mera Peak … Continue reading

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Will I break my altitude record?

If nothing else, I’m pretty sure I’ll surpass my previous altitude record of 5300 meters in just few weeks. In the last post the route stopped to Thangnag for a rest day. From there it will go further up the … Continue reading

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There will be some rests too

I’ll continue where I left with the previous post, which depicted the first trekking leg up to Chutang. Next, the route will go over Zetra La and then up the Hinku Valley on the other side. The next few days … Continue reading

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One month to the real thing

Even though I’ll be leaving home already 9th October, the expedition really starts exactly one month from now. According to the schedule, on 15th November we should leave Lukla behind and start the approach trek with the leg to Chutang. … Continue reading

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No pain, no gain

One and a half weeks ago I went to Kustavi with a couple of friends to do some trad climbing. Can’t really say that all went according to the plan. Early Saturday morning I had escorted my wife to the … Continue reading

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Grossglockner story and a little bit more

Three weeks ago I came back from the trip to Grossglockner which eventually meandered to Italy as well and now I have manage to process things through and put them in writing. As chronological order is usually the easiest to … Continue reading

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