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Everest the Hard Way, Nepal, 02/10 – 24/10, Part 1

Saturday 02/10 I left the UK on my birthday, 02/10/2010, to take on KE Adventure’s Everest the Hard Way trek. Flew Air India from Heathrow T3 via Delhi departed about 2130. Plane was surprisingly empty given the Commonwealth Games were … Continue reading

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La Plagne, Saturday 13/03

Up at 0510 for transfer back to Grenoble. Slept all the way, took about 2.5 hours. Grenoble check-in queueing a complete mess again, place seems unable to organise that amount of people turning up for flights. At least got bags … Continue reading

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La Plagne, Friday 12/03

TC, JW and I up reasonably early and out on piste by 0930 to make the most of the last day. Some nice runs around Colorado, from Les Verdons and La Grande Rochette in the morning. Met the others at … Continue reading

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La Plagne, Thursday 11/03

Decided to use the day available on our Discovery ski pass to head over to Les Arcs. Everyone managed to get up early (with help from a fire alarm going off) given the need to get over to the Vanoise … Continue reading

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La Plagne, Wednesday 10/03

Decided to all head down to the Montchavin side of the area. Took long track called Route Des Bauches down to the Vanoise Express station. Bit narrow and flat for quite a while meant skating practice. Made a couple of … Continue reading

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La Plagne, Tuesday 09/03

Up late after debauchery of night before. Me, TC, and JW managed to get on slopes by 10 and headed for 1800 lift and Plagne centre via Golf lift. After few runs on and around Colorado met others for some … Continue reading

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La Plagne, Monday 08/03

Nice long sleep, up early and ready to hit slopes. Weather slightly warmer than previous thanks to clear blue skies. Decided to try the runs below 1800 down to the village of Montalbert. Runs well scatered through the trees but … Continue reading

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