/ Annapurna Circuit distances
Grateful for any info.
no probs...was kind of curious myself.
I think the times sound reasonable but probably for summer conditions. It says 3 hrs for Thorung Pedi to the pass but for me it was more like 4 hrs in at times waist-deep snow. 4 hrs to descend to Muktinath sounds about right.
In terms of acclimatising i found Nepal much better than the Andes. On the circuit at least you start quite low down and build up height gradually over the next 5-6 days prior to attempt the pass.
Also when i did it there was no road to Jomson so it was probably a bit more pleasant. The walk to Kagbeni was still quite dusty and flat. Kagbeni is definitely worth a rest day.
January....so yes, it was a bit chilly, but completely deserted. Had an absolutely fantastic time.
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