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Posted: Thu Mar 28, 2013 4:24 pm
I am heading to Nepal for 5-6 weeks (end of May to end of June) and will be looking to do some grade I- III+ rivers and was wondering if anyone would be in the area then? If you are, get in touch and we can work something out!
P.S I know this should be in the Asia section, but that looks like a bit of a ghost town and I know most people here.
Posted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 3:17 am
When we did a trek many years ago we walked up the Marsyangdi River from Pokhara, we swam/washed in it nearly every night until we got too high and the cold was too severe, it was winter.
A lot of it was raft-able but some of the gorges would have to be walked past as they were ragging. Fantastic scenery and interesting village life.
Have a great time, Duncan
Posted: Thu May 02, 2013 5:28 pm
Hey Jeremy, I live in Kathmandu and am always up for a bit of packrafting! I'm a novice, and grade 3 is currently my limit, but there is lots that could be done. Take a look at my blog if you get a moment: http://kathmandustories.com/category/packrafting-2/
I have a young family, so day trips are great. The Upper Sun Kosi, grade 3, doable in a day trip from Kathmandu, is a real blast. But if you wanted to plan a more extended trip I'd be up for it, if the wife lets me and if the monsoon doesn't get in the way. Get in touch.
Posted: Fri May 03, 2013 12:48 am
Thanks for getting in contact! Grade 2-3 is great and those rivers on your blog look excellent. I have sent you a PM with some more details.