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    Sticky: Re: Kanchenjunga High Passes by Oli

    In theory it is possible to do this trek solo and unsupported, but in practice it is rather beyond the means of all but the very hardiest and adventurous of trekkers. I would not recommend starting...
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    Sticky: Re: Kanchenjunga High Passes by Oli

    Actually I'll take that back and tell you about the sketchiest bit of trail that I've been on.

    From Tortong to Yamphudin you have to climb through forests above the Simbuwa Khola to gain the ridge...
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    Sticky: Re: Kanchenjunga High Passes by Oli

    "Steep" as in "I didn't realise that trees could grow on 60' slopes". I think their root systems are all that stops the whole mountainside sliding into the river.
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    Sticky: Re: Kanchenjunga High Passes by Oli

    Somewhat belated I have some more rough notes relating to this trek that may be of some interest. Posted in response to interest in Kanchenjunga in this thread.....

    We flew to Suketar, then walked...
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    Sticky: Many more pictures

    (After much delay) I have uploaded all my photos from this trek onto the interweb.

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/oliphant/sets/1805530/

    I'll try to post more info on the rest of the trek, but...
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    Sticky: A pic to go with that....

    It is difficult to find photos that do justice to the vistas on this part of the trek, I can't post my 13 shot 360' panorama but here is a small sample. The snow peak on the extreme left is Makalu,...
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