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    Re: First Kala Pattar trek

    I did the kalapatter trek a few years ago, starting from Jiri.

    It was really good and would highly recommend it. I pitched my tent near the top overlooking EBC.

    It was so awsome i would be...
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    Annapurna base camp

    Have just returned from a very successful ABC trek, and will be very happy to exchange information if anyone out there needs advice etc on this particular trek. Feel free to e-mail me direct,...
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    Re: Getting in Shape for Basecamp

    Good luck with the trip. Please let us all know what option you went for and how it all eventually went. I wish i could do the EBC trek again, it certainly was ace. You will have a great time.

    On...
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    Re: Getting in Shape for Basecamp

    Hi. Firstly i would just like to second some of the previous comments, in that so long as you are prepared, aclimatize properly, and learn to recognise the danger signs of the early onset of AMS then...
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    Annapurna Sanctuary; Feb 7-19, 2009.....

    Hi all fellow trekkers !
    I am looking for some fun and reasonably fit people to join me on my trek to Annapurna base camp. So far there is one other person joining me but i am looking for others,...
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    Re: Looking for trekking companion, Feb-Mar 09

    Hi Christian,
    I will be arriving in Kathmandu on the 7th Feb 09 and will be looking to start a trek to Annapurna base camp on about the 9th, (after a short stop in Pokhora). I depart...
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    Re: stuff to do in KTM before trekking

    Cheers about TIMS, i will enevour to find out more. . . . . I did kick myself, and it bloody hurt !!!!!

    Alan
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    Re: Carrying your own pack

    Have to say i really really agree with Escher. Each to his own, enjoy the freedom on the hills. Last time i was in Nepal i carried my own pack from Jiri to EBC and back. I was an idiot and took too...
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    Re: stuff to do in KTM before trekking

    Hi,

    Dont want to sound daft but what is a TIM ? !
    I am sure it will be obvious once i know, and then i'll kick myself !!!

    Alan
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    Re: Annapurna Base Camp - Partners?

    Hi,
    by the time you read this you will probably be finished your trek and back in Pokhora partying. I will be heading for thr same trek in early Feb. How was your trek ? Any tips/advise ?
    Will...
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    Sticky: Re: Trekking in the old days

    I wish i was around in KTM in those days, sounds great (apart from the dogs).
    I was in KTM about ten years ago. I am returning very soon for the first time since then. I am beggining to wonder how...
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    Re: Trekking insurance

    thanks for the tip on insurance. Regarding the bust pac; I have a Macpac glissade myself and the stitching on the shoulder straps has become a bit loose but not actually bust yet. I have had the pac...
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    Trekking insurance

    Can anyone recommend a reputable trekking insurance company that they have used before. I am planning a trek in the Annapurna region soon and thought it would be particularly good to hear from folk...
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    Annapurna base camp early Feb 2009

    Hi fellow trekkers. I will be arriving in Kathmandu on the 7th February 2009 for about ten days or so and will be walking the Annapurna Base Camp trek shortly afterwards. (first day of trek being on...
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    Re: Tents

    Hi, i trekked to Everset base camp from Jiri a few years ago and carried my tent the whole way. It was good to get pictures on Kalapatar of me outside my tent with Everset in the background but i...
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    Sticky: Re: Nepal Photo Galleries

    Top photos, top geezer. you are an inspiration
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    Sticky: Re: Trekking Hints & Tips

    Top list matey,
    I am thinking(or hoping to get for xmas !!!) a digital SLR and all the kit to go with it such as in your list. My only concern is the security of such a valuable item. Have you ever...
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    Re: Sleeping Bag - Will this be warm enough

    Hi, i always use a combination of a silk liner, fleece liner and two 2 season bags together when its cold and just take some of the layers out when its warmer. This option is slighly bulkier but more...
  19. Re: Anapurnatrek by Mountainbike starting around 22nd Oct

    had decided to walk the sanctuary trek, mainly because i only have a total of two weeks including nights in kathmandu and pokhora. I wonder if it would be possible to cycle the 'longer' circuit route...
  20. Re: Anapurnatrek by Mountainbike starting around 22nd Oct

    Please, please let me know how your trip went. I was thinking about doing the Annapurna Sanctuary trek on foot but now i am thinking about my bike. What an exciting prospect.
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    Re: annapurna circuit

    I am planning on doing just ABC on my own without guides etc and have read that a permit is no longer needed. Is this true ? If i do ned one then where in Thamel do i get the necessary documents ?
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    Re: Annapurna in January

    hi:) , will be heading to that region myself in mid Feb 09 so please let us all know how your trip went and any valuable info/advise would be appreciated. Cheers, Alan
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    Re: Annapurna in January

    Will be heading to do the Annapurna sanctuary in mid Feb so once you have had your fab trip, please let us all know how it went and pass on any valuable info, cheers, alan
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    Annapurna Sanctuary trek Feb 2009

    Will be trekking to ABC early to mid Feb, dates to be confirmed. I intend spending a total of two weeks in Nepal including some chill time in Kathmandu and Pohkora. Did the EBC independantly a few...
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