Men’s Paramount Peak Convertible Pant by The North Face Review

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Need pants for trekking the Annapurna Circuit? Of course you do. Convertible pants are the way to go. That way you can carry less clothing and can remove the legs for the warm climates of Nepal and put them back on for windy, wet climates. The Men's Paramount Peak Convertible Pant by The North Face are a good solution. These are The North Face's best-selling convertible pants. They have modern styling, bluesign fabric - which is socially responsible manufacturing processes, extra carrying capacity and improved durability. These pants have an … Read more

Annapurna Circuit – Don’t Have to be an Expert Hiker

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The Annapurna Circuit Information Distance:  Approximately 300km or 186 miles depending on your route Average Time: 12 to 14 days. Physical Condition: You don't have to be an olympic athlete. Just get out an walk, preferably up hill for a few months before your trek to get in shape for your amazing trek. Most days you will only trek about 6 km or 3 1/2 miles. You will take days off to acclimate before doing any of the strenuous altitude gain days like Throng La pass. Start / Finish: You will be driven to Khudi Khola via Beshi Sahar … Read more

Annapurna Base Camp Travel

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The route to the Annapurna Sanctuary is viewed from the Annapurna Base Camp. The Annapurna base camp has one of the most spectacular views of  the surrounding snow-capped peaks. The trail have some steep climbs, but most people who are reasonable fit do not find it too difficult. This trek offers you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty of the high Himalayan peaks, traditional villages, and serene alpine forests in a short time frame and without the hassle of the high altitude sickness. The Annapurna area was first explored by … Read more

Annapurna Circuit and Dhaulagiri Ice Falls

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While trekking the 23 days of the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal you should really try to make the side hike to the stunning Dhaulagiri icefall. The Dhaulagiri icefall is a glacier on the south slope of the Annapurna Range between the peaks of Dhaulagiri I and Tukuche. This is a hard day hike but is rewarded with an amazing view of the spectacular icefalls. There are no settlements on the trail so make sure to pack a lunch and possibly a sleeping bag. The trail to the icefall begins by crossing a tributary and climbing up through lush forested … Read more

Photos Annapurna Circuit

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The 23 day Annapurna Circuit Trek is considered one of the classic and most rewarding trips in Nepal. The trek circles the Annapurna mountain range and begins at either the town of Bhote Order or Gorkha, west of Kathmandu and ending at Pokhara. For the majority of the trek there are spectacular views of the peaks of  The Annapurna Range, Dhaulagiri Range, and Machhapuchre. The high point of the trek ascends to 17,762 feet or 5414m while traversing Throng La Pass. You beging this ascent from the arid valley of the upper Manang region. This is … Read more