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  1. Re: Nar-Phu Valley and Thorung La - 16 July to 2 August 2018 - one or two more compan

    If only! Although a friend of mine, a very cool guy and talented artist, this guy http://gravityglue.com/ has just booked his first trip in a week after me badgering him about it. I will live it...
  2. Re: Nar-Phu Valley and Thorung La - 16 July to 2 August 2018 - one or two more compan

    Would love to do that but just not possible now, properly missing Nepal at the moment. Enjoy the anticipation and the trip!
  3. Re: Down or synthetic jacket for treks of moderate difficulty

    When are you going?
  4. Re: Do not Trek with out guide /Porter Register Trekking Trekking Company

    Yes absolutely. You can get TIMs and the ACAP permit from the office in Pokhara in one go. You don't have to travel with a guide or porter despite what guides and agencies might say when you are in...
  5. Re: Do not Trek with out guide /Porter Register Trekking Trekking Company

    This old chestnut keeps coming up. Long may the mountains be a place where should you wish, and you are sufficiently prepared, be able to seek solitude and adventure should you wish to, without being...
  6. Thread: Ganesh Himal

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    Re: Ganesh Himal

    Have you seen the sticky thread in this forum? Bit old but I imagine the information is still relevant. Don't think you can trek there without a guie however, no easily anyway....
  7. Sticky: Re: The beautifull NATT-trails on the Annapurna Circuit

    Great news Andrees
  8. Re: Heading back to Nepal Oct 23 for a short trek -- Poon Hill & ABC

    I'm more than a little envious. Last trip was 2015 and it feels like aeons ago, and sadly probably won't be able to make it again for quite a long time. I'm very Nepal-sick at the moment which is a...
  9. Re: Earthquake damage on major trekking trails -- information

    Hi Landfall,

    Good info, helpful to someone I am sure but you were replying to a spambot which has now been deleted and banned (they were dozen of other posts from it on a number of existing...
  10. Re: Any changes in immigration procedures on arrival at Kathmandu TIA airport?

    My last time was March 2015, no visa machines then either. Same old, same old.
  11. Re: Beautiful and touching movie Trailer about Nepal

    Thanks Andrees, enjoyed that.
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    Re: Makalu base camp in fewer days

    I haven't done this trek so all I can offer is my thoughts if I was planning this for myself.

    I acclimatise well and fast but I would be concerned with sleeping at 4800m after only seven days in...
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    Re: Makalu base camp in fewer days

    How much experience at high altitude have you got? Do you know how well and how fast you acclimatise?
  14. Thread: Jiri to KP

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    Re: Jiri to KP

    Islander, have a read of the sticky threads at the top of this forum. There's some trekking advice and gear lists listed there.
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    Re: Suggested gear list for Khumbu trek

    Hi Andy,

    Perhaps you could add your wisdom to the Trekking Hints and Tips sticky thread? There's quite few gear lists and tips on there....
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    Re: Travel Insurance and Implications for Nepal

    Some possible sense from the BMC https://www.thebmc.co.uk/autumn-trekking-in-nepal-will-bmc-travel-insurance-cover-me
  17. Sticky: Re: Complaint - Krishna Adhikari - Warning to all Guides/Agencies who post here

    His full name is Krishna Bahadur Adhikari and he was born in August 1979. That's as much information as I have about him.
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    Re: Travel Insurance and Implications for Nepal

    I despair of travel advisories and travel insurance in the UK. I haven't been able to get proper cover for trekking for years and years (since before 2005 I think), the advice has said you must take...
  19. Thread: Trek info

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    Re: Trek info

    (Sorry if this sounds trite in the midst of the awful situation currently - but I'll pretend for a moment we are just talking about out love of Nepal as per normal). After ten trips I wasn't feeling...
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    Sticky: Re: safe to trek alone ?

    Roger_Ray, I think it is pretty likely that Gracy12 is a spambot, there are many of the typical signs. If they come back to explain themselves, I apologise and they can fill you in. But if they don't...
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    Re: Earth quake nepal 2015-4-

    Manish, here is a story from Pheriche, it says there was damage but Pheriche has not been destroyed.

    http://www.tetongravity.com/story/adventure/the-day-that-changed-everything

    I haven't heard...
  22. Thread: So sorry

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    So sorry

    I really don't know what to say but I'm so sorry for the unfolding tragedy in Nepal. My words are totally futile but my thoughts are with you at this very difficult time.
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    Re: What is Happening ??

    Of course beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Walked up the little hill behind my house yesterday morning to see the sunrise tint the snow orange as it hit all the fells in Cumbria, Bowland and...
  24. Thread: Kakani

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    Re: Kakani

    Not heard of it and therefore never been. Sounds very interesting, will search it out on my next trip. Thanks for the tip.
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    Re: What is Happening ??

    We're still here. Perhaps a little more world weary and unable to visit the (ex)-kingdom as often as we would like. Our enthusiasm is undiminished but perhaps our wish to express it on a forum to try...
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