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Great Himalaya Trail lecture

In September 2013, Philippe and Anna Gatta embarked on a hugely ambitious adventure – run the high route of the Great Himalaya Trail in Nepal. Philippe aimed to cover the high route in just 40 days, while Anna planned to join him for half of the distance. Great Himalaya Trail Motivational Speech
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Great Himalaya Trail video

In September 2013, Anna and Philippe left the small village of Simikot in the Western Nepal, aiming to run the high route of the Great Himalaya Trail in less than 40 days. It is the equivalent of 40 marathons in 40 days with 15 passes over 5,000 meters and two over 6,000m. This home-made film […]
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Makalu (8463m) summit

On May 19th, after 51 days of expedition, Philippe and Pasang Gombu reached the summit of Makalu (8463m, 27,766ft), in Nepal. Makalu is located in the Himalayas, 19km southeast of Mount Everest, on the border between Nepal and China and Makalu is the 5th highest mountain on Earth. Sunset on Lhotse and Everest seen from […]
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Great Himalaya Trail: story, photos and video

In September 2013, Philippe and Anna Gatta embarked on an ambitious adventure – to run the high route of the Great Himalaya Trail in Nepal. They ran 1,200km across Nepal in 34 days. The Great Himalaya Trail. web page has been updated with 40 photos, the GHT video and a summary of this adventure. Philippe […]
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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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Kangchenjunga: expedition and summit video

Philippe has just finished the video of the Kangchenjunga expedition More information on Kangchenjunga expedition Plus d’informations sur Exp√©dition au Kangchenjunga
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Expedition: Kangchenjunga (8586m)

In 6 weeks Philippe Gatta, Ludovic Challeat, Alexia Zuberer, Régine Tornay, Benoit Rosset, Jean-Marc Wojcik, Cédric Hahlen, Gorgan Wildberger and Pemba Sherpa will leave for the Kangchenjunga (8586m), the third highest mountain on the Earth. Kangchenjunga (© P. Gatta)
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