Treks, Maps and KML

Manaslu,  Nepal 2016 Trek

This is our planned routing for a short walk around the World’s 8th highest mount, Manaslu in Nepal.  Read more here.  We leave Kathmandu on the 12th October 2016.

Mt Manaslu Trek, October 2016, cmi Capital Team - Click for High Resolution
Mt Manaslu Trek, October 2016, cmi Capital Team – Click for High Resolution

View the Trek Route and Points of Interest in Earth Google.

 

Garry Weare’s – A Long Walk in the Himalayas

Garry Weare's 1200 km and 3 month trek in the Himalayas
Garry Weare’s 1200 km and 3 month trek in the Himalayas  Click for High Resolution

Garry Weare decided to take a leisurely walk in the Himalayas and over three months and 1,200 km saw some of the most isolated and desolate parts of this impressive mountain chain. Gary then published his diary as “A Long Walk in the Himalaya: A Trek from the Ganges to Kashmir

A Long Walk in the Himalaya: A Trek from the Ganges to Kashmir

Garry writes in a quirky and very appealing style which is quite different from some of the other older and classic expedition texts from the region.  The story is anecdotal with numerous warm comments about his travels.  He has an obvious and deep love of trekking and the Himalayas. This is a fantastic read particularly if you are preparing to head into the hills.

Get a copy here.

What however is missing are some good maps and Google Earth integration.  We have re-created Garry’s travels and you can see just where he went on Earth Google.  View the Route_ in Earth Google

About Garry Weare 

Garry “Guru” Weare

English born Garry Weare has had a long-standing relationship with the Himalaya. In 1970 he first went to Kashmir to teach. It changed his life and he went on to live on a houseboat in Kashmir, to pioneer many classic treks and to research the Trekking in the Indian Himalaya guidebook published by Lonely Planet, now in its 4th edition. Weare is a life member of the Himalayan Club, a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a noted mountain photographer and a founding director of the Australian Himalayan Foundation. He remains a consultant to specialist adventure travel firm, World Expeditions and runs expeditions in the Himalayas.

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