Chamba Valley Trek, India

Chamba Valley Trek Photo

Himachal Pradesh, Bhagsu to Lamu, India  Chamba Valley Trek Dam it! How long can it possibly take to walk down a slippery slope in a cold rain shower? What on earth was taking Eli so long? It was getting late, the temperature was dropping, my clothes were soaked, we were still at least 4 hours […]

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Langtang Motorcycle, Trek & Summit – Narrative

Langtang Trek

Nepal, Langtang National Park Rocky Road to Langtang They say that time slows and that you see your life flash before your eyes when death approaches. I can’t vouch for the abridged version of life flashing by in slideshow fashion, but I can vouch for time slowing down as death began knocking at my door […]

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Rara Lake Trek, Nepal

Rara Lake Trek

Nepal A Long Walk in the Woods The shared tuk-tuk careened to a halt in a dust cloud that hung motionless in the hot air. I got out carefully and pulled on my backpack as I paid the driver 20 IRs (40 cents), and looked around. I was finally in Luxman Jhula (aka Rishikesh), India […]

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Search for the Digar La Pass Trek

Diga La Trek

Ladakh, India The Mysterious Digar La The objective was simple. It was the Nubra Valley to the north of Leh, in Ladakh, India. Actually there were a few details that I neglected to consider. Primarily that there was now a road from Leh to the Nubra that crossed over the highest motorable pass in the […]

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How To Trek to Nanga Parbat Base Camp, Pakistan

Nanga Parbat Jeep

This post will outline how to trek to Nanga Parbat Base Camp, Pakistan. I will provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to a full written narrative, photos and videos. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoe string. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. […]

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Pakistan, Nanga Parbat Trek – Narrative

Nanga Trek 3

Jeep Across the Deosai Plains You Call That A Trek? Psst, buddy, you want to make a deal? That wasn’t exactly what the guy said, but it was what it sounded like to me. I was sitting in the dusty back room of a hovel in a small village in Pakistan and was trying desperately […]

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How to Trek in Pakistan for K2 Views

Machalu Pass, Pakistan

This is how to trek in Pakistan for K2 views. I will provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and facts as well as links to a full written narrative, photos and videos. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoe string. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. Difficulty Level: Photo […]

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Nepal Everest Base Camp trek via Jiri – How To

This is a narrative that explains how to do the Nepal Everest Base Camp trek via Jiri independently. I provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and videos. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. Everyone knows that Mt Everest (named by the British […]

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Nepal Everest Base Camp Trek via Gokyo – How To

This is a narrative that explains how to do the Nepal Everest Base Camp trek independently. I provide details that include maps, costs, logistical requirements and videos. This is a self-guided adventure on a shoestring. Follow the links to dig deeper into the adventure. What can I say about a person who is foolish enough […]

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