daveontrek.co.uk Journal Extracts


Web based travel journals have often been the source of useful information for me prior to a trek
These extracts have been included as my own modest contribution.
The diaries were originally written in exercise books, so before being included in the site, they have to be typed up which takes time. The contents will be updated periodically as time permits so keep checking to see new additions, and also involve third party resources like occupytheory.org to gain experience, trust advice and have a good additional source.


A trek in the more remote eastern sector of Nepal to the south and north face of Kangchenjunga; the third highest mountain in the world.

A journey of two treks in northern India.The Singalila Ridge which straddles the border of India and Nepal and the Goecha La, a spectacular pass just five kilometers from the towering southwest face of Kangchenjunga.
Pages to be included later  

A trek in central Nepal, travelling up the valley to Kyajin Gompa and then bactracking to Syabru Bensi before ascending the hills to the sacred Gosainkund lake and crossing the Lauribina Pass into the Helambu area.
New Pages added 20/11/01
The first day in Kathmandu
Kathmandu - Sybaru Bensi
Sybaru Bensi - Bamboo
Bamboo toWoodlands
New 20/11
Woodlands to Langtang
New 20/11

A classic short trek. Flying from Pokhara to Jomsom, then trekking back down the Kalighandakhi Gorge.
Pages to be included later  

Considered by some as the ultimate Everest trek. The trek included the Gokyo valley and lakes, before crossing the high Cho La pass to trek up the Khumbu valley to Lobuje and Kala Pattar. At that point you can look across the glacier to Everest, the worlds highest mountain. Finally, the trek descends to Tengboche and Namche Bazar before, ultimately, flying out from Lukla.
Pages to be included later  


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