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Bhutan’s Snowman Trek: Day 14 – Narethang To Tarina Via Karakachu La

Previous Post: Day 13 – Rodophu to Narethang calendar date: October 11, 2019. time:  7 hours distance:  16 km. (Jordans); 18 km. (Lonely Planet); 16.9 (my Polar M430) start point altitude: Narethang  4920 m endpoint campsite: Tarina 3880m high pass crossing: … Continue reading

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Bhutan’s Snowman Trek: Day 13 – Rodophu To Narethang Via Tsemo La

Previous Post: Day 12 – Laya To Rodophu calendar date: October 10, 2019. time:  7 hours distance:  16 km. start point altitude: Rodophu  4220m (my Garmin device)/ 4215 m (Jordans guidebook) ); 4160m (Lonely Planet’s Guide to Bhutan 2017 – … Continue reading

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Bhutan’s Snowman Trek: Day 12 – Laya To Rodophu

Previous Post: Day 11 – Rest Day In Laya calendar date: October 9, 2019. time: 8.5 hours total, including lunch and other stops  (6 hrs. moving) distance: 14.5 km. (jordans); 17.6 km  (my Garmin inReach); 19 km (Lonely Planet) start … Continue reading

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Bhutan’s Snowman Trek: Day 11 – Rest Day In Laya

Previous Post: Day 10 – Limithang To Laya Date: October 8, 2019. I used a Sony RX100 III to capture most of the images you’ll see below; a fellow trekker’s Huawei P30 captured the others. (Thanks again for letting me … Continue reading

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Bhutan’s Snowman Trek: Day 10 – Limithang To Laya Village

Previous Post: Day 9 – Robluthang to Limithang calendar date: Monday, October 7, 2019 time: four hours – 3:15 of actual walking time distance: 13 km. start point altitude: Limithang  4120m endpoint campsite: Laya  3817m high pass crossing: none on … Continue reading

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Bhutan’s Snowman Trek: Day 9 – Robluthang To Limithang Via Sinche La

Previous Post: Shomuthang To Robluthang Via Jare La calendar date: Sunday, October 6, 2019 time: 7:40 from start to finish distance: 16.3 km. (Polar M430); Jordans: 18km. start point altitude: Robluthang 4160m endpoint campsite: Limithang  4160m high pass crossing: Sinche … Continue reading

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Bhutan’s Snowman Trek: Day 8 – Shomuthang To Robluthang Via Jare La

Previous Post: Day 7 – Chebisa Via Gombu La to Shomuthang calendar date: October 5, 2019 time: left camp at 8:00 and arrived at Robluthang at 2 – 6 hours/4 of actual walking distance: 11 km  on my Polar M430/10 … Continue reading

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Bhutan’s Snowman Trek: Day 7 – Chebisa To Shomuthang Via Gombu La

Previous Post: Day 6 – Lingshi Camp To Chebisa calendar date: Friday, October 4, 2019 time: 7 hours distance: 13 km. start point altitude: Chebisa 3900 m endpoint campsite: Shomuthang  4217m high pass crossing:   Gombu La 4447 m Maps: … Continue reading

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Bhutan’s Snowman Trek: Day 6 – Lingshi To Chebisa

Previous Post: Day 5 – Jomolhari Camp To Lingshi calendar date: October 3, 2019 time:  4.5 hrs. (including our walk through the dzong) distance:  10 km. (Lonely Planet); 16 km. (Bart Jordans); 11.6 km. my Polar M430; 12 km on … Continue reading

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Bhutan’s Snowman Trek: Day 5 – Jomolhari B.C. To Lingshi Via Nyile La

Previous Post: Day 4 – Jomolhari Base Camp Acclimatization Day calendar date: October 2, 2019 time: 6 hrs. (including 1 hr. for lunch and a bit more time for a few rest breaks) distance:21 km. start point altitude: Jomolhari campground … Continue reading

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