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On the way to the pass, look how fantastically blue the sky is! This was one of many false summits.  
   

On the way to the pass, look how fantastically blue the sky is! This was one of many false summits.

Lost the crowds by this point
Day 9 – Throng La High Camp (4925m) – Muktinath (3,700m) (via Throng La Pass 5,450m)

April 25th 2012
It was not a good nights sleep for me or anyone else at high camp, indeed I was somewhat lucky in that I did manage to get at least a few hours sleep, my guide KC didn’t manage to get any at all and I’m sure plenty of others suffered the same. It had been a bitterly cold night (I believe about -10 centigrade) and the high altitude had made breathing difficult. I woke up in the middle of the ni ... read more
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