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Looking back at the mountains from halfway up the very steep 500m climb to High Base Camp from Thorung Phedi  
   

Looking back at the mountains from halfway up the very steep 500m climb to High Base Camp from Thorung Phedi

Day 8 – Ledar (4,200m) – Throng La High Camp (4925m) - Annapurna Circuit

April 25th 2012
With around 750m of altitude gain today there was the very real chance of getting serious altitude sickness (no more than 300-500m is recommended per day). We would be sleeping tonight at 4,925m and were now very much in the altitude sickness danger zone. After yesterdays issues I was understandably concerned about getting ill and was determined to take every possible precaution to ensure that I s ... read more
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