Archive for the "Bhutan" category

Eagle Creek No Matter What Flashpoint Duffel ~ WanderGear Wednesday

by Beth Whitman (December 17th, 2014)

There are a lot of things that make trekking in Bhutan quite different than trekking in other countries such as nearby Nepal. In Nepal, for example, your gear is carried by porters which means you need a pack that can be carried on your (well, your Sherpa’s) back. In Bhutan, your gear gets packed up […]

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What We Ate During the Snowman Trek

by Beth Whitman (December 16th, 2014)

I’ve been getting asked a lot about what we ate during the Snowman Trek. Before we left for Bhutan, we talked to a lot of people and read many articles about how to best stay nourished during a 25-day trek at altitude. Trekking aside, the Bhutanese don’t exactly have access to a wide array of […]

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Snowman Trek: Mountain Photos

by Beth Whitman (December 1st, 2014)

The Snowman Trek is a 25 day journey that’s 220 miles long through Bhutan’s Himalayas. With that much time spent hiking that covers that much distance, it was inevitable there’d be countless opportunities to experience jaw-dropping beauty. Though the first week of our trek brought rain, the weather improved considerably over time and altitude. That […]

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