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The first GHTers to dance the GHT!
Ian Hibbert
4 Jun

40 years of trekking before taking on the GHT!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]On my 40th anniversary visit to Nepal I decided to trek the GHT at the age of 72! Since 1983 I had climbed and trekked extensively, adding a great deal to the economy. This would be a greater challenge because of a recent Total Knee Replacement. Several Orthopaedic Surgeons advised me to limit my physical activity to easy walking! After extensive physical rehabilitation and training I gradually improved my confidence. I increased my daily walks to 25-30 kms, stimulating Nepal conditions in the New Zealand Alps. I arrived in Kathmandu late...