The latest news from Stage 7

of the Great Himalaya Trail

Final blog for the GHT 2019

24 Jul 2019

Day 140: At Simikot with monsoonal clouds hanging above us, but mercifully no rain until we arrived at our camp. Leaving Simikot on an uphill, James Baxter caught up with us. Bikash described him as very fit and well organised. We soon parted, his party taking a more northerly route via Limi Valley. I look fo...

Are you suitable for the GHT?

23 Jul 2019

Could you take on the longest, highest and most diverse alpine walking track in the world? Based on his experiences, 2019 Great Himalaya Trail trekker, Brian, shares ways to prepare yourself in order to complete this 1700-kilometre and five-month long feat."First you need the serious money to be put down on a...

Swiss style scenery in magical Nepal

22 Jul 2019

Day 121 (June 25): Enjoying a rest day with clear and sunny skies. A few high fluffy clouds in sight and slight wind. I met a portly, confident and talkative guy, James Baxter. Turns out he’s quite the adventurer. Google “James Baxter Norway” and you’ll find a Scotsman of self-made ind...

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