Monthly Archives: October 2014

A Short Walk Around The Annapurna – Part VI – Crossing Thorung La

DAY 13 – CROSSING THORUNG LA I know only too well that nothing should be taken for granted when it comes to the crossing of Thorung La, the 5416m pass that tenuously links valleys of two of Nepal’s large rivers, … Continue reading

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A Short Walk Around The Annapurna – Part V – Day 12 – Manang to Thorung Phedi – Altitude Catches Up

Day 12 – Manang to Thorung Phedi – Altitude Catches Up The ascent from Manang to Phedi is most commonly done in two days with a stop over in Yak Karka or Ledar. That said, it’s a relatively charmless stretch … Continue reading

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A Short Walk Around The Annapurna – Part IV – Day 11 – How to Pass a Rest Day in Manang

Perched on a bit of high ground, Manang lies at the head of its namesake valley and just downstream of the confluence of the Thorung and Marsyangdi kholas (rivers). Its remote location at the heart of the Annapurnas has enabled … Continue reading

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