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Trip Report: Issy Alps 100 Mile Redemption Run

This post has taken far too long to write. It is about a run (more accurately a slog) that I did last November, but really it starts earlier. Last April marked was my first real ‘DNF’ after quitting the Issy Alps 100 mile wilderness challenge. A few days later I packed my bags and headed to Europe
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How we got down the north side..

Trip Report: Langtang Fast Pack

It was something that hovered in the back of our minds. Stretching our legs in Kathmandu led us to the top of Shiva Puri, a mountain on the north side of the sprawling metropolis. High up on the ridge, looking further north, true Himalayan giants would beckon. Rather than turn around and head back down into the
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Haute Route Pyrenee: One Step at a Time

  My last blog post was about spring in France, “European footsteps – Calais and the Pyrenees”  and talked about experiences in the Calais refugee camp and rough plans for walking across the Pyrenees. The idea started almost a year ago October in Kathmandu. We were talking about adventures and Naomi mentioned that her family had a small
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Is the world thinking of Calais?

European footsteps – Calais and the Pyrenees

  On Wednesdays we get up early and pull our belongings together. The routine is familiar. We leave Paris and drive three hours north to Calais. It’s a small French port on the English Channel. If I had to describe it, I would say rusty bars and ice cream shacks, dodgy discos and souvenir shops.
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Issy Alps 100 mile attempt

1/3/2017: Update – I tried this again in November and I was able to finish it. 3/28/2016: Update –  After 18 hours and with cold rain coming down, I realized I was at my end. While weighing my options, I considered trying to sleep in the bathroom at the Little Si trail head and waiting
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Done!  We finished at  am Saturday morning.  49 hours 55 minutes:

KVRT Section VI: Bimdunga Chia Pasal to Mudkhu

Introduction  |  I: Mudkhu to  Jhule  | II: Jhule to Sanga  | III: Sanga to Persey Ridge  | IV: Persey Ridge to Hattiban Resort  |  V: Hattiban Resort to Bimdunga Chia Pasal  | VI: Bimdunga Chia Pasal to Mudkhu Section VI: Bimdunga Chia Pasal to Mudkhu Please be sure to read the notes on the main
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Our route from 10 minute intervals

KVRT Section V: Hattiban Resort to Bimdunga Chia Pasal

Introduction  |  I: Mudkhu to  Jhule  | II: Jhule to Sanga  | III: Sanga to Persey Ridge  | IV: Persey Ridge to Hattiban Resort  |  V: Hattiban Resort to Bimdunga Chia Pasal  | VI: Bimdunga Chia Pasal to Mudkhu Section V: Hattiban Resort to Bimdunga Chia Pasal Please be sure to read the notes on the
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Before crossing a big suspension bridge

KVRT Section IV: Persey Ridge to Hattiban Resort

Introduction  |  I: Mudkhu to  Jhule  | II: Jhule to Sanga  | III: Sanga to Persey Ridge  | IV: Persey Ridge to Hattiban Resort  |  V: Hattiban Resort to Bimdunga Chia Pasal  | VI: Bimdunga Chia Pasal to Mudkhu Section IV: Persey Ridge to Hattiban Resort Please be sure to read the notes on the main
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The next morning - surrounded by terraced fields of buckwheat

KVRT Section III: Sanga to Persey Ridge

Introduction  |  I: Mudkhu to  Jhule  | II: Jhule to Sanga  | III: Sanga to Persey Ridge  | IV: Persey Ridge to Hattiban Resort  |  V: Hattiban Resort to Bimdunga Chia Pasal  | VI: Bimdunga Chia Pasal to Mudkhu Section III. Sanga to Persey Ridge Please be sure to read the notes on the main ‘Kathmandu
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Almost done! 48 hours and 33 minutes. Looking north at the hills I started my adventure on...

KVRT Section II: Jhule to Sanga

Introduction  |  I: Mudkhu to  Jhule  | II: Jhule to Sanga  | III: Sanga to Persey Ridge  | IV: Persey Ridge to Hattiban Resort  |  V: Hattiban Resort to Bimdunga Chia Pasal  | VI: Bimdunga Chia Pasal to Mudkhu Section II: Jhule to Sanga Please be sure to read the notes on the main ‘Kathmandu Valley
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