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Old Monday 27th May 2019, 14:17   #19
Chosun Juan
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Originally Posted by andyadcock View Post
Not in the Himalayas you wouldn't!

We averaged 12km per day over 5 weeks and covered 350km in very tough, steep up, steep down, terrain including passing over the Thorong La pass at 5400m, toughest birding I've ever done.
To be completely accurate - you probably averaged 23km per day ..... 12km up 45 slopes and 11km down 45 slopes for a net gain of 1km up !

Trail building surveyors only had one angled tool available to them during construction ........ 45 !!!!!

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