Hello all – Dave here and I’m three days to the trek begins. I was unable to get the new site up and running before heading out the door. Darn – it was going to be great. I’ll work on it once I’m back.
Training: Starting in January I went to the gym 3 times a week. 30 minutes on the stair stepper, upper body work, and lots of time in the sauna thinking. Not sure how thinking will help but I’m hopeful it will. Maybe just the memories of how hot it can get will help.
Gear: Most of the Camino Frances gear will be on this trek however there were a few new items needed. Do checkout my gear page Mostly new gear for the cold.
Travel: I’ll be flying via South China Airlines I found the flight via flights.google.com If you have not used them do give them a try. Easy to use and lots of options for looking for low cost travel.
Outfitters: Nepal Hiking Team – they have the best reviews on Trip Advisor . I exchanged a few emails with them and booked it. I’ll be trekking with two couples (ages 35 – 50). Hope I don’t slow them down.