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Biking the Annapurna

A rainy season adventure in Nepal

8 days from July 6, 2012 to July 13, 2012

Topic: Bicycle Touring  
Categories: Tour diaries, MTB, Offroad, 1-2 weeks, First tour
Locale: Asia, Nepal
Year: 2012


Copyright © 2013-2014 By Luke Cape - (contact)

Status: Completed Jan 2013
Last update: Wednesday January 16, 2013 16:46 (US/Pacific) (edited Tue 5 Feb 2013 07:02 (US/Pacific))
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Pushing up from Thorung Phedi

Table of Contents

Introduction: Why bike the Annapurna?

Day 1: Kathmandu to Ram Bazaar: muddy introduction

Day 2: Ram Bazaar to Timang: avalanches and waterfalls

Day 3: Timang to Manang: into the rain shadow

Day 4: Acclimatization day: Trekking to Tilicho Lake

Day 5: Manang to Thorung Phedi: Gnarly!

Day 6: Thorung Phedi to Kagbeni: the long push for the top; the awesome descent

Day 7: Kagbeni to Kusma: the jomsom 'road'

Day 8: Kusma to Pokhara (and on to Kathmandu): Making a beeline for a curry


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