Trail of Change: THORONG LA PASS (5552M) OPEN AGAIN

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Good news! Thorong La Pass is finally open again. The good weather and our optimism to keep on payed off. Now we are getting prepared to cross the pass in three days from now. Winter has arrived early this year. … Weiterlesen

Trail of Change: WORKING, WAITING, ACCLIMATIZING

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After two beautiful days of trekking through autumn forests we left the valley floor yesterday and climbed up a into the lower slopes of upper Marsyandi valley. Now we are in a Tibetan area again. Read the full Post on … Weiterlesen

Trail of Cange: ANNAPURNA BURIED IN SNOW

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In the last blog post we already told you about the significant decrease of tourists in the lower part of the trek. Lodgeowners told us this was a direct effect of the road and powerplant building. We have many reasons … Weiterlesen

Trail of Change: A DAY OF PACKING

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Second day in Nepal. During the night it stopped raining and we woke up by various sounds of the city (dogs, horns, police, buddhist and hinduist ceremonies, birds, planes, …) to a foggy october morning. The light told us that … Weiterlesen

Trail of Change: ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU

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Hi everyone! We arrived safely in Kathmandu this morning, although at times our pilot was not sure whether we could land or not due to very bad weather. For a brief moment we thought we might have to endure another … Weiterlesen

Trail of Change: Back in the civilized world

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No more base camp! After descending around 1500m we are now back in Samagaon! Everybody is happy to be back in an area with more oxygen. Still the rain keeps falling but it’s supposed to get better tomorrow, so we … Weiterlesen

Trail of Change: Snow, snow, snow!

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Snow, snow, snow! It just does not stop snowing. This is also the reason for Georg’s return on Wednesday from his summit attempt. He returned at around 7800m. Also there were heavy winds in the summit area which made an … Weiterlesen

Trail of Change: Georg going for the summit

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Today the last of the four Austrian climbers left base camp for his summit attempt. I (Hannes) joined Georg up to camp I (5800m) and cleaned lower camp I (5600m) completely which means the expedition is already preparing for departure … Weiterlesen

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