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    Re: Cho La pass

    I have done the Cho la in November last year. Took with me 700g of half-crampom because the LP guide scared the crap out of me about this pass - you can read my cross somewhere on my last days trek...
  2. Re: Annapurna circuit doable in Jan/Feb?

    Caleb, lots of the Trekinfo members have trek at the AC, so I believe they will come here help you out.

    For now, I can sugest the Lonely Planet guide "Trekking in the Nepal Himalaya". It covers...
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    Re: weater

    Oh, yes... at the EBC trek, most lodgeīs rooms has wood walls, so can get pretty cold after sunset. Bring some good sleeping-bag and some warm clothes.
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    Re: weater

    We trek late Oct-early Nov at the EBC and ha no problems with lodges. But... some placeshas less lodges then others:

    Tengboche
    Duglha
    Lobuche
    Gorak Shep
    Dzonglha

    Those are the most...
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    Re: Sharing photos on the web

    Oh, boy... the yakshaverīs picture of the Gokyo villageīs lake really bring me sweet memories from this wonderfull place... ah... the lazy afternoons doing a lot of nothing at the lodgeīs sunny...
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    Re: What happened to the Tuk-Tuks?

    We saw a few around Kathmandu while getting lost on our atempt to apreaciate the mighty kingīs palace. Not many, but some.

    In Thamel I donīt recall have see any...

    This last year.

    []īs
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    Re: 'Dead' Everest man safe at camp

    What??? he didnīt walk from and back to Sweden as well???

    Iīm really desapointed...

    "Kropp escapes a storm by ducking into a rustic brothel, where he pulls out a map and shares his plan with...
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    Re: 'Dead' Everest man safe at camp

    A brazilian climber also did die this season. He did the clib without oxigen, with low radio bateries and alone. He died when his way back to the last upper base camp and were rescued by his fellow...
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    Re: Laptop Computers

    Yeah, Raymond... the decision is up to you carry it or not. Personally, I wouldnīt do it. But are your back, knees, lugs and shoulders and not mine who will cary it, so do whatever feel doing.
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    Re: Back

    Hoi, Hoot72,

    Sorry I didnīt answer your kind praise untill now. Iīve being kind of busy strugling to keep my neck out of financial pit.

    Anyway, Iīve done nothing that many trekkers donīt do...
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    Btw

    If some more of you guys has the trekking costs, detailed or not, please share. Donīt be shy.

    []īs

    Hendrik
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    Oh, dear... Radios arenīt enough? why these...

    Oh, dear...

    Radios arenīt enough? why these people just donīt land on top of the Everest by chopper and go back? I know that climbing it is not something to do lightly, but I think they already...
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    I vote for boots

    Is true that most ways up to the EBC are well used, so well flated.

    But... there is also lots of rocky, steepy and long climbs, up and down. Is easy to get a ankle strain there, so I would suggest...
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    Forgot to say: That 800 Dolars werenīt all our...

    Forgot to say:

    That 800 Dolars werenīt all our money. We carry 1600, so 20/day. Just that didnīt use it.

    []īs

    Hendrik
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    Afraid that...

    Canīt answer most of your questions, because it envolves stuff I didnīt even consider before and at the trek. We carry our own load, a stupidly heavy one, error that there is no way I will repeat. We...
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    Sad news... Weird place, Tengboche. Less and...

    Sad news...

    Weird place, Tengboche. Less and less a nepali village and more and more a touristīs place.

    Has a nice acclimatization climb just in front of it, thought.

    []īs

    Hendrik
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    My turn

    Hoy, Happycamper.

    I have done the EBC last year, from Out to Nov, 32 days.

    Iīve keep a more or less precise cost diary. I posted it at my relate-topic "Back":
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    Welcome back, Jonh. Sorry that your trek didnīt...

    Welcome back, Jonh. Sorry that your trek didnīt turn up as the way you expected.

    Like Weka, a lonely trail and lodges were sometimes what I most wanted to have on the way up to the EBC. But can be...
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    Aaaaaand...

    ... we have a winner!

    Seems that both your inteligenge and percepcional ability are just fine, Yakshaver.

    Indeed the all photo is inverted, since I wanted to name it "from EBC to Gokyo", but...
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    Oh, yes! and that is for TWO persons, more or...

    Oh, yes! and that is for TWO persons, more or less 1.000 Rupees.
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    Expenses

    Wow! more than 4.000 views! I never expected that my poor english would become such a hit. Thanks a lot, guys!

    Anyway, trying to find my way through my new room full of crap stuff, I fond my...
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    The catch

    Oh, the scandalous! Oh, the desapointment! Oh, the pain!

    I would expect everybody but my hero yakshaver miss the catch of that picture...

    Just joking. No it isnīt a dead animal carcass and no,...
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    Milek

    Hoy! I didnīt ask everybody I meet on the way about their home country. Untill Lukla it wasnīt problem to have lots of conversations with my fellow trekkers, but after Lukla it became kind of tiring...
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    Shouldn't you consulte your doctor instead?

    Shouldn't you consulte your doctor instead?
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    Hum...

    Raymond, Periche is the last all-year setlement, if I'm not in mistake. Most setlements has some kind of other of eletrical energy, but I would not trust it for a delicate peace of material as a...
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