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    Switzerland- Haute route

    Hi folks long time, no post. I am doing the Haute route in August, just the portion from le chable to Zermatt but including the europawag (sp?)

    I am all prebook mostly, has anyone done this? how...
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    Re: Overall good trip, are these valid concerns?

    Hi, Just to let you know I did recieve an e-mail. He apologized and said I won't happen in the future,they will prepare better etc.

    It is a nice sentiment however I do not accept. He has been in...
  3. Re: Looking for advice on arranged teahouse treks

    I choose to arrange my trip not with a prearranged departure and a unknown group. I just went with one friend and we decided the itinerary. The cost was only about 1/3 of the cost of the total trip...
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    Re: Overall good trip, are these valid concerns?

    I'm sure it has become tedious. No more info just saying I'm not satisfied with the response especially the part where he lied about returning to see us. I will end it with this post, OK?
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    Re: Overall good trip, are these valid concerns?

    We told him again and again and again literally 20 times, Is he there to help us or are we to help him? In my opinion he should adapt to us not visa versa.

    It wasn't until the end of the trip that...
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    Re: Overall good trip, are these valid concerns?

    well they took more than a leter from me, and were dragging behind. what if I didn't have that water?, was I their guide or were they my guide?
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    Re: Overall good trip, are these valid concerns?

    So in summary he explained one point but did not address any of my concerns re the failure to be prepared, lack of water, lack of a light and sending an injured guide on a difficult trek.

    Also...
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    Re: Overall good trip, are these valid concerns?

    What's up? I am not sure I listed this concern before. I just looked at some things I jotted down after the Hike on the pass. Rame and his guide together had one leter or water total. Luckily I saved...
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    Re: Overall good trip, are these valid concerns?

    OK, tommorow will be one week since your last post anything new?
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    Re: Overall good trip, are these valid concerns?

    I arranged this trip 6 months in advance and it wasn't open who would guide us, he again and again assured us it would be santaman himself to guide us.

    Then he we were driving to the airport...
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    Re: Overall good trip, are these valid concerns?

    I am not going to post any more facts or opinion about this trip unless I recieve a question from Yackshaver of Esher.

    I just wanted to say for me I do not want to have a western based company...
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    Re: Overall good trip, are these valid concerns?

    We were walking fror Dzongla. But there was 4-6 inches of snow and Ice which we anticipated. I did not examine the contents of my pack nor did he examine mine.

    Obviously it is not 8 hours from...
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    Re: brother is missing

    I crossed from Lobouche to Zongla the lodges at dragnak were closed so we went all the way to Gokyo. It was december 27th and we were the only ones crossing in either direction. We stayed at the...
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    Re: Overall good trip, are these valid concerns?

    I suppose if he says I'm sorry I did not mean for that to happen that makes a slight difference.

    But I spent in total 6000 dollars + myself for the trip, and took valuable time away from my...
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    Re: brother is missing

    Hi, I have a good memory for faces and I do not recall seeing your brother. I was in the Khumbu during that period.
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    Re: Getting in Shape for Basecamp

    I'd say the better the shape the more you enjoy. But what it really comes down to is how do you acclimitize, and taking enough days.

    Major point here. Make sure if you take all this trouble that...
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    Overall good trip, are these valid concerns?

    I had a great trip overall but I want to share a few concerns.

    we went with http://www.nepaltrekguide.com/

    We arranged a trip with the understanding that Santaman would gide us personally. It...
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    Re: Carrying your own pack

    Yes, I am sure it is possible to exploit the situation.

    But if you treat your porters/guides with respect as fellow humans, tip them well, talk with them and take care of them?. Example-He has bad...
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    Re: Reccomended Charities in Nepal

    Hi, I decided to raise money for the American Himalayan Foundation

    So far 3000 dollars. I leave tommorow. check out all the projects.

    RR
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    Re: Carrying your own pack

    What I don't understand is why some people equate suffering with the ideal trek. I love working hard. I'll run or hike for 12 hrs if I feel like it, but what is wrong with a bed, heat,good food?

    I...
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    crampons rent/buy Kathmandu/Namche

    We are planning on going over several passes including Cho LA, which we heard was quite icy as of last week. an experience trekker/guide that we know said she could have used crampons.

    Are a wide...
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    Re: Italian Pyramid weather typical of region?

    Whai is your itinerary?, here is mine. thamo should be Thame.

    Here is mine


    Apparently it is not going to be too crowded up there. See you? MY "group" is myself and one friend. RR
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    Italian Pyramid weather typical of region?

    I have been looking at the data which is based at an altitude of over 5000 meters and it has been hovering in the -5 to plus 5 C range for weeks.Is that warmer than average?. Everyone keeps...
  24. Thread: Medicine(s)

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    Re: Medicine(s)

    If I take it I won't be randomly shooting people up. Just a few weeks ago a lady died at gokyo(both HAPE and HACE) after crossing the pass. If I had seen her I would have shot her up and comanded her...
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    Re: Medicine(s)

    Wow, I thought it might not be too busy but that is really empty! Have you been in Mid December to Jan before?
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