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GHT on Wider magazine

Wider magazine has published a 10-pages story about the Great Himalaya Trail (GHT) in issue #15. GHT In Wider #15 (© P. Gatta)
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Trail running around Fitz Roy

After our trail running around Torres del Paine we left for El Chalten, our “base camp” until the end of our Patagonia trip. El Chalten is a small town at walking distance from the Cerro Torre and Fitzroy. #adventurelist Aguja Poincennot and Cerro Fitz Roy, Patagonia (© P. Gatta)
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Ice, Rock and Run in Patagonia

Anna and I will be leaving for our Ice, Rock and Run trip in Patagonia tomorrow. Our first objective is to run the full Circuit and the W trail around Torres del Paine in the Chilean Patagonia. Then we will go to El Chalten in Argentina to climb in the Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre […]
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GHT Photos on Redbull Adventure

Here are some photos of our Great Himalaya Trail (GHT) on Redbull Adventure. There are more photos on our facebook page. Anna and Philippe on the GHT, Everest in the background (© P. Gatta)
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Berghaus supports our Great Himalaya Trail

Berghaus supports our Great Himalaya Trail. We will leave in two days and will keep posting updates on our facebook page. Everest region, Ama Dablam expedition (© P. Gatta)
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GHT on Redbull Adventure

Great post on Redbull adventure website about the Great Himalaya Trail (GHT). You can also follow us on our facebook page throughout the GHT. Sunset on the Jannu, Kangchenjunga region (© P. Gatta)
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Leaving for the GHT in a week

We are so excited to leave for Nepal in just a week. We are still busy fixing the last details but overall we are ready for the Great Himalaya Trail (GHT). We will try to run the 1700 km in less than 40 days. We will update our facebook page throughout the GHT. Philippe during […]
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Running the Great Himalaya Trail in 40 days

The Great Himalaya Trail (GHT) is one of the longest and highest trails in the world. Imagine 1700 km of trail, 10 times the UTMB, 17 passes over 5000 meters and an overall elevation gain close to 90,000 meters. It is a huge challenge, a great adventure and real privilege to run in these amazing […]
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Khan Tengri Expedition: story and photos

Philippe Gatta and Yannick Gosseaume came back from their Peak Khan-Tengri Expedition last Friday. They have reached the summit just 9 days after leaving Nice and were back home four days later! Philippe on the top of Khan Tengri (© Y. Gosseaume)
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Successful summit attempt by Yannick and Philippe

Written by Anna: During the day I have been following Yannick and Philippe’s approach towards the summit, step by step, via the Spot Messenger that you can find on the Khan-Tengri expedition page. They needed 10 hours to reach the summit from Camp 3, adding an elevation gain of 1250 m, and had multiple rappels […]
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