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The first GHTers to dance the GHT!
27 Apr

Toby’s GHT Reflections in the time of Covid

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In the Spring of 2017 my friend John and I completed a GHT thru-hike, walking east to west across Nepal. We covered nearly 1600km in 92 unforgettable days. I’m re-drafting these notes from sea level in London, where we are a month into a nationwide Covid-19 lockdown. Much like Nepal. Housebound, and with daily adventures limited to trips to the corner shop for groceries or jogs around the local park, I find myself lost to wanderlust, resorting to re-living stretches of the hike.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_gallery interval="3" images="12050,12051,12052,12053,12054" img_size="large"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Low Route vs High Route Decisions Our...

27 Mar

Manuel’s Awesome GHT Adventure!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] AN AWESOME ADVENTURE IN THE AREAS WITH GREATER ALTITUDE OF THE PLANET. The Great Himalaya Trail consists of two routes, high (route that covers the areas where the highest mountains on the planet (Everest, Annapurna, Cho La Pass, Gokio Ri, Thorong La, etc.) and middle cultural route, (valleys, small towns, medium mountain areas, etc.), where contact with the population allows you to enter the cultural roots of the country.   A SPORTS CHALLENGE The Great Himalaya Trail is produced by We Are Piccadilly and Manuel Ruiz. The documentary narrates the challenge that the Spanish...

14 Oct

The first to dance along the GHT!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In 2011, I was fortunate to join a successful Everest expedition. During my climb I realized that I like hiking and running a lot more than climbing. The following year, I ran unsupported across the USA and sometime around then I stumbled across Lizzy Hawker's trip report from her first attempt on the GHT, her 'Himalayan Sky Dance'.  I wanted to try to run it like her, though maybe not so fast!  It sounded a lot more fun than running on a highway shoulder in Nebraska. I picked up a copy...