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Cho-La Pass, Mt. Everest, Kala Pattar, Lukla…

To connect the Gokyo and Everest valleys, we crossed Cho-la pass, at a heady 5370 meters or 17,600 feet. The walking and route was a well travelled highway of a trail, making the way easy to find. Cho-la was fantastic … Continue reading

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Namche Baazar and the Gokyo Valley

We reached Namche to find it in a cloud. Everything felt damp and dark, the sounds were muted. I remember squeezing close against a wet stone wall with a local woman pressed against me as a large Yak barreled out … Continue reading

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Hike from Jiri to Namche Baazar

Hiked in from Jiri, which was amazing. Challenging terrain, but very few other trekkers which made for an enjoyable experience. I think of Nepal trekking and I think mountains. Big snow covered things and barren hillsides filled with Yaks and … Continue reading

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