Disaster on Annapurna Circuit in Nepal Was ‘Luck’ of the Draw

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-29672358 I was very, very worried. One thing that concerned me was others didn’t appear to be as uptight. Or maybe I was just missing something. After all, many of the trekkers were British, famous for their stiff upper lips. So who knows? But it had begun snowing at Annapurna Circuit Base Camp at 14,600 feet, after weeks of being assured by sherpas and guides that there would be no snow. In addition, I...

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Free Amazon Kindle Upload for Skywalker Pacific Crest Trail Book

Bill Walker, author of the popular Skywalker hiking books series, is offering his popular Pacific Crest Trail book, Skywalker–Highs and Lows on the Pacific Crest Trail, for free upload on Amazon Kindle and other handheld devices, this¬†Friday and Saturday, November 7 and 8, 2014. Walker is also the author of Skywalker–Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail, The Best Way–El Camino de Santiago, and Getting High–The...

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