I stopped into Eagle’s Height Trekkers one afternoon to gather some information about local trekking opportunities. The owner went over the details of the two options of most interest to me, a two day trek to the snowline (Laka Got glacier) and a four day trek to the top of 4,300-meter
A day or two later, I heard a knock upon my door. Harold, a tall French man, was also traveling on his own and interested in the trek. I quickly got the sense that he’d make a good trekking partner for me, though it wasn’t until later that I’d find out he had quite a bit of experience. We went back to the trekking office to confirm our interest. A different pair of English girls who had just returned from the snowline trek had positive things to say as well, especially about the amount and quality of food.
The next day, Harold and I confirmed our arrangements, and paid in full for a 4-day camping trek set to begin in less than 24 hours. I was excited to put all I had learned from