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MikeLJ - Mar 2, 2020 2:40 am - Voted 10/10

Great adventure

Great TR Anthony, I envy your powers of acclimatisation!


anthbmarra - Mar 3, 2020 4:07 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Great adventure

Thanks, Mike! No special powers of acclimization to brag about here - I suffered greatly above 8000m and spent 4 months cycling through the Karakoram and two previous 7000m peaks along that journey :)

Patience and respect with acclimization is key!


rossthompson89 - Mar 4, 2020 8:54 am - Hasn't voted


Dude.. this was an awesome read! You are truly an inspiration and one of my heroes! Way to persevere and crush it! \m/


keithtelluride - Mar 28, 2020 3:28 pm - Hasn't voted

re Great Adventure

Great adventure indeed! Great read! An armchair adventure for today's Covid lockdown, thanks! In 1986-89 I cycled west china and climbed Manaslu to the summit plateau. Our team of 6 were alone on the hike in and climb. So different now. xox Keith


anthbmarra - Mar 29, 2020 12:07 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: re Great Adventure

Glad you enjoyed in these physically boring times. Where did you start for this adventure, exactly? Sounds amazing! Do you have a writeup?!

I started in Tashkent Uzbekistan with my bike, but only made it as far as Gilgit, Pakistan before I gave up on the cycle. Much different now. It's a 'hardcore tourist destination' at this point. I'd be so stoked if you could share your experience. All the best.

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