THE HIMALAYAN TREK: DAY 7

Days like these exhaust us even more. In fact, the acclimation is at 5, 050 m.

December 18, 2017
The 7th day is another "day off", or so the instructors say:) Days like these exhaust us even more. In fact, the acclimation is at 5, 050 m.

The sun was shining bright the entire day and the weather was nice. There's barely any wind and because of it the hike is really hot.

If you're not using at least SPF 50 at the top, you will burn instantly. And it's not your average beach day, it's straight up burns with blisters.

The climb is very dramatic, the mountain is really steep. It's very hard to keep going.

Takes us about four hours to get to the top. The height sickness is strong, but bearable. There's the headache and it's hard to breathe. All in all, it was an easy climb for me, with a nice pace.

I've spent about an hour there. Had some tea and recorded a video. Took a 30-minute nap. I remember seeing an interesting dream. That always happens due to the lack of oxygen.

We gathered our stuff and went down to the camp in 1.5 hours. Going back is always nicer and easier :)

The sickness stays for some time after trips like these. The body is slowly reacting to change. But in a couple hours you start to get back to your former self :)

And tomorrow, when we reach the same height, we will almost the same as now, at lower height.
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