This section of the journey is quite spectacular and, at times a little daunting. Not in the technical nature of the climb (Mera Peak) ahead of you but in the size, height and temperatures that you are about to encounter. The Hinku Valley is a fantastic and beautiful place with amazing mountains all around you. […]
From Kathmandu to Lukland and over the Panggom Lha and into the Hinku Valley. This section of the trek takes over a week and is a slow acclimatization process that eventually takes you over 4500m.
The weather has not been kind. Over the next few days – out until at least the 3rd of november winds are forecast to be above 100kph above 7000m and decreasing slowly down to 6000m. Foirecast winds at 6500m are in the range of 80km. This means that there will be no fixing attempts on […]
A very quick update. The winds blowing off the surrounding summits yesterday afternoon plus an updated wind forecast from the Kathmandu Airport (wind speeds reported by mountain flights) has ment that the lead Sherpa from Himalayan Ascents (Lhakpa Sherpa) made the decision to not start a fixing push today. This is despite reports from camp […]