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Slippers Before the Snows

Trekking To Makalu Base Camp
The very slippers

Geoff Inglis 2003 | Last updated 4/6/2003

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Mt Makalu's awesome south face

Makalu's South Face

Other similar sites: Yak Horns And Suspension Bridges on my Everest Base Camp trek, and Mera Misadventure on my attempt on Mera Peak in the year of the long monsoon.

I trekked with



  Baking heat at Tumlingtar

  Wrong socks, or boots with teeth?

  Mane Banyjang

  Hot Days: Sedua and Num

  Tashi Gaon, the last village

  Shersong and the anger of the Gods

  To Kauma, the last hut

  The Shipton La

  Makalu's south ridge

  Down the Barun valley

  Crisis at Kauma

  One more big effort

  Another Day, Another Downpour

  The last stretch

  Stranded at Tumlingtar

  At last Everest, but not that Everest

I was brought up in Tullibody, Clackmannanshire, Scotland. See Jimmy Simpson's excellent Tullibody site at

For splendid trekking photography see Alan Ingram's High Adventure Across The World,

in particular his Barun Valley and Makalu ABC trek

For personally-led treks in Scotland and Nepal, try Richard Struthers Safe Journeys Adventure Treks


Alan Ingram
Safe Journeys Adventure Treks
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Geoff Inglis 2003 | Other sites - Himalayan treks: Yak Horns And Suspension Bridges (Everest Base Camp/Kala Pattar) | Slippers Before The Snows (Makalu Base Camp) | Mera Misadventure (Attempt on Mera Peak ) | Cricket: Denham Cricket Club | Stories: Stories From Life For Reading Out | Historical: Rediscovering The Western Front: Visits To World War One Locations


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