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

Trail of Change: Into thin air!

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We went up to our first high camp below the 5300m Kang La pass this morning. We are now at 4373m with fantastic on the Annapurna range. Lars was feeling particularly good and decided to go up to the pass … Weiterlesen

Trail of Change: Satellite connection, finally!

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This was the best day so far! Not only did Hannes‘ stomach heal completely overnight, we are also in the upper Masyandi-Khola and saw big white mountains like Annapurna II and IV and the 6000ers Chulu East and Pisang Peak. … Weiterlesen

Trail of Change: First Day on the Trek

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After Hannes’ briefing at the Ministry of Tourism – yeah, it’s a real expedition peak this time! – we left Kathmandu and arrived late at rainy wet soaking Bhule Bhule, the starting point of Nepal’s famous Annapurna Trek. Hannes, who … Weiterlesen

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