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  1. Transportation from Kathmandu to Besisahar/Bhulebhule June 4

    Can anyone recommend an honest transportation service for this? Taxis can often be dishonest, so I was wondering if anyone knows of a reputable business or driver? And would anyone like to share...
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    Water on the Thorung La

    Does anyone know if there is any water available from streams along the AC trail from Thorung Phedi to Muktinath in June? Or is it high and dry? Water is heavy! We plan on using a Steripen.
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    AC Elevation Profile

    I created elevation profiles (elevation vs. distance) of the Annapurna Circuit, from Besisahar to Marpha, from the raw data at GPS Track of the AC. They are broken down by day. Locations are to the...
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    Re: Helicopter Evacuation Insurance

    Well, I didn't receive an email from AIG, so I called, and was told that they would cover the evacuation. One's primary health insurance may cover it also. My insurance, Blue Cross, says they...
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    Re: Helicopter Evacuation Insurance

    My goodness, what happened?
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    Re: Helicopter Evacuation Insurance

    The agent corrected himself today, and wrote that for the Trip Protector plans at www.hthtravelinsurance.com, "We do not exclude helicopter rescue on any of our plans. If that is what it takes to...
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    Helicopter Evacuation Insurance

    Does someone know an insurance company that covers helicopter evacuation, available in the USA? The Affordable International Travel Insurance (www.worldwidemedical.com), on the links page...
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    GPS maps available

    I made GPS .img maps of Kathmandu, Pohkara, and the Annapurna Circuit. You can download them free at MapCenter2.
  9. Thread: GPS Search

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    Re: GPS Search

    I got 3 results with GPS* A better way, then, is to do advanced Google search, domain limited to trekinfo.com. You'll get about 40 results with GPS as search term.
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    GPS Search

    I sugggest making an exception to the "too short" a word rule in Search for the term GPS. Searching term GPS, one gets no results.
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    Re: Rain Shadow of AC in June

    Would we have better luck with flights to Hongde in July or August? (My friend is a teacher, and she can only travel in the summer). Hiking counterclockwise over the top is the best way to go,...
  12. Re: Message: You have been banned for the following reason:none ???

    Couldn't they just edit the FAQs, and say they aren't doing subscriptions? Or edit the message to say you've been banned because: the board does not support subscriptions for any member.
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    Rain Shadow of AC in June, and GPS info

    We hope to hike the rain shadow of the AC in June. We would fly to Hongde (we’ll take Diamox), hike to Manang, do the Tilicho Tal sidetrip (if the Tilicho Base Camp Hotel is open), return to Manang,...
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