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Thanks! I've been bumming around in the Himalayas.
Very distantly (http://www.nytimes.com/books/first/a/anissimov-levi.html)
If This is Man by Primo Levi
http://www.mclaughlincoffee.com/ There used to be a corner in Berkeley where they'd brew you an individual cup, whatever bean you liked. I sold this stuff for 2 years post-MA and it nearly kept me in the Bay Area.
Great car. My dad had one of these and got rid of it and regrets it to this day.
Nice dress. You bought a dress.
Solo.
No way. I just stick to the trekking trails. Climbers weren't even in the region while I was up there this year. They hang back until mid-April or so. I did see plenty of yak-trains toting the Chilean Everest Expedition supplies up this year, however!
Sorry for the acronym. Everest Base Camp (EBC)
Here's my packlist for EBC, for what it's worth. About 7 kg in your pack, 2 kg on your body. The magic is the wool. It doesn't stink up when you wear it, so you can pack fewer clothes. Carry no blades, The ULA pack is under the size limit for carry-on, so it comes with you on the plane, no need for baggage check. Have fun. PM if you have questions. ULA CDT 35- liter Backpack Peter Hutchinson Designs Minum 400 down sleeping bag (-5 C) or Hispar 500 (-15 C) Jag Bag...
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