Feeling: ABOUT 3400M HIGH – OH WAIT, WE ARE!

Feeling: ABOUT 3400M HIGH – OH WAIT, WE ARE! DAY THREE: Chheplung to NAMCHE!!!!!!! So what we were told should take five days we’ve smashed in three. Almost 100km. Not for some afflictions though; I awoke and fell over as the calves were staunchly stiff this morning. An unpleasant pulling sensation at the base of … More Feeling: ABOUT 3400M HIGH – OH WAIT, WE ARE!

Feeling: CRAMPY CALFED

Feeling: CRAMPY CALFED DAY TWO: Kharikhola to Chheplung; 28km (so 62 or so in the last two days). Day beginning with a solid three hour uphill, gaining 1000m in altitude from the get-go. Bodies knackered but minds still resilient, so soldiered on through multiple downpours, intense gradients up and mass declines down. And all powered … More Feeling: CRAMPY CALFED

Feeling: LEG TREMBLY

Feeling: LEG TREMBLY DAY ONE: Phaplu to Kharikhola; in altitude, up 500m, down 900m, up 600m. About 34, 35ish km covered. A good 65,000 steps. Nine hours of solid up, down and undulated terrain tackled and totalled. Moments of brilliant heat, of solid rain, of fine mist drizzle. And all absolutely incredible. When we arrived … More Feeling: LEG TREMBLY