Trail of Change: Hannes heading up to Camp I, Nils working in base camp

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After a clear evening with fantastic views of the surrounding mountain massifs and a night with a little bit of fresh snow the Austrians as well as Hannes set off to Camp I at around 5600m. Hannes is pretty psyched … Weiterlesen

Trail of Change: The days in between

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We (Hannes and Nils) had a great time transfering from one expedition to the other. In the last three days we hiked through the remote valley of Dudh Khola via the Larke La to the Tibetan settlement of Samdo. It … Weiterlesen

Trail of Change: One down, One to go

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On Sunday we arrived at Koto in the Annapurna Trekking Area and split. Nils and Hannes are heading to Manaslu to meet up with the Clearskies Manaslu Expedition team. The other group is going back to Kathmandu. We had a … Weiterlesen

Trail of Change: Leaving Naguru Peaks…

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Nils, Lars, Jonas and Hannes started at around 6am to try to reach the westernmost summit of the three Naguru peaks (6018m). Our previously explored route turned out to be a pretty hard ascent, leading through lose debris and old … Weiterlesen

Trail of Change: Preparing in rain…

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Just as we established our first serious high camp the monsoon hit us in full force. Our camp was in a mixture of fog and rain the entire day. Even at an altitude of 5065m the temperature at night did … Weiterlesen

Trail of Change: Forced to concentrate on one goal

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Lars and Hannes returned successfully from their exploration tour towards the virgin peaks above Naguru. They found a camp site and a possible route to the summit of the center peak, which we might gor for on our way back … Weiterlesen

Trail of Change: From Nar to Phu

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We left Nar (4220m) on wednesday morning with the goal to go further up the main valley to the second village in our area of investigation – the remote village of Phu. The traces of change could be followed when … Weiterlesen

Trail of Change: Over a high pass deep into change

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After Passing Kang La (5300m), the first high pass on our expedition, we arrived in Nar, where we successfully started our scientific program and used the rest day for acclimatisation. Monday morning we started early to cross the Kang La … Weiterlesen

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