Leaving the Coast

When the time came to depart Base Camp A and head inland to the central mountains we were given a choice of two trails. The stories that came back from staff and venturers who had done the ‘yo-yo’ trail that went via Base Camp B, with its notorious series of steep ascents and descents, convinced our group that the longer but less strenuous trail via Wasa and Roho would be a more enjoyable experience. So we set off with three full walking days ahead of us. Read more.