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Himalaya Hikes: 100 Miles On Mount Manaslu, Nepal

Kraig Adams – Manaslu is the eighth-highest mountain in the world at 8,163 metres above sea level. It is in the Mansiri Himal, part of the Nepalese Himalayas, in the west-central part of Nepal. The name Manaslu means “mountain of the spirit” and is derived from the Sanskrit word manasa, meaning “intellect” or “soul”.

Video timeline: 00:00 Introduction 3:53 Kathmandu sightseeing tour and trek preparation day 7:23 9 hour drive to Machha Khola 930 m / 3,051 ft 9:28 Day 1 – 15 km / 9.3 mi to Jagat 1,410 m / 4,625ft 14:02 Day 2 – 19 km / 11.8 mi to Deng 1,800 m /5,905 ft 18:26 Day 3 – 9.5 km / 6 mi to Ghap 2,160 m/ 7,086 ft 22:30 Day 4 – 16 km / 10 mi to Lho 2630 m / 8626ft 26:47 Day 5 – 7 km / 4.3 mi to Samagaon 3,530 m / 11,581ft 31:08 Day 6 – Acclimatization day hike to Manaslu Basecamp 4,800 m / 15,748ft 34:33 Day 7 – 8 km / 5 mi to Samdo 3,690m / 12,106ft 37:36 Day 8 – 6 km / 3.7 mi to Larkya Rest House 4,470 m / 14,665 ft 41:42 Day 9 – 15 km / 9.3 mi to Bimthang over Larkya Pass 5,160 m/ 16,929 ft 46:16 Day 10 – 21 km / 13 mi to Dharapani 1,860 m / 6,102 ft 50:05 5 hour drive to Besisahar 1,881 m / 6171 ft 52:19 Behind the scenes and hiking guide

Top Hikes: Groppenstein Waterfall In Austria (8K)

The Flying Dutchman – A scenic gorge walk over trails and bridges, past rapids and Groppenstein waterfall (30 m), followed by the newly erected part of the gorge’s trail that develops Zechnerfall waterfall. Hike on a wooden trail system to the gorge’s exit. Then possibility to continue the hike to the romantic tavern “Zur Guten Quelle” or to “Almgasthof Himmelbauer” (1240 m).

The Groppensteinschlucht is located in the Hohentauern national park near Obervellach in the region Kärnten, Austria.

Yellowstone Hikes: Old Faithful To Mallard Lake

This is a 13 mile hike in the Old Faithful area. I started at the Old Faithful parking lot, and did a clockwise loop around to Mallard Lake and back down to Old Faithful. After the thermal section, most of the hike is through thick forest. I was happy to see fresh bear tracks on the trail. This hike has a very good trail all the way and was an easy hike.

Old Faithful is a cone geyser in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, United States. It was named in 1870 during the Washburn–Langford–Doane Expedition and was the first geyser in the park to be named. It is a highly predictable geothermal feature and has erupted every 44 minutes to two hours since 2000.

Swiss Views: 60-Mile Hike In Interlaken-Jungfrau Area

Spent 4 days hiking 60 miles outside of Interlaken’s Jungfrau region of the Swiss Alps.

Video timeline: 00:00 Intro 07:01 Day 1 – Interlaken to Schynige Platte 11:42 Day 2 – Bachalpsee to Grindelwald 22:26 Day 3 – Eigergletscher to Lauterbrunnen 29:20 Day 4 – Murren to Interlaken 32:30 Outro

The Jungfrau Region (German: Jungfrauregion) is a region of the Bernese Oberland, at the foot of the Bernese Alps. It consists of two valleys south of Interlaken: that of Grindelwald and that of Lauterbrunnen, both drained by the Lütschine.

The Jungfrau Region is named after the highest mountain in the area: the Jungfrau. It is also notably dominated by the Eiger and Mönch. It is a major tourist destination in Switzerland and the Alps, renowned for its mountains and lakes (in particular Lake Thun and Lake Brienz). Both valleys are served by several railways: the Bernese Oberland Railway, the Wengernalp Railway and the Jungfrau Railway. The region also includes numerous cable transports and other facilities.

Sweden Views: A Hike To Ristafallet Waterfall (4K)

50 meters wide with a height of 14 meters. Ristafallet is one of Sweden’s most beautiful waterfalls, and famous from the movie “Ronia the Robber’s Daughter”.

In Hålland between Undersåker and Järpen lies the easily accessible Ristafallet. Turn off the E14 from Hålland into Ristafallet’s Camping. Park by the restaurant, then walk through the camping area until you find the waterfall.

Views: Hiking In The Negev Desert In Southern Israel

The Negev is a large desert region in southern Israel. Its main city is Be’er Sheva. Here, the Old City is home to the Negev Museum of Art, with contemporary Israeli and international exhibitions. Nearby is Abraham’s Well, a cultural center with interactive exhibits about the story of Abraham. East of the city, Tel Be’er Sheva is a prehistoric settlement mound with ruins, plus a lookout tower with desert views.

Hiking Tour: Laugavegur Fimmvörðuháls, Iceland

Fimmvörðuháls is the area between the glaciers Eyjafjallajökull and Mýrdalsjökull in southern Iceland.

Video timeline: 00:00 Intro 2:21 Landmannalaugar 7:59 Álftavatn 9:59 Hvanngil 12:52 Emstrur 15:28 Volcano Huts 16:06 Valahnúkur 17:39 Thórsmörk 22:06 Baldvinsskáli 24:11 Skógafoss 24:50 Guide

The route between Skógar and Thórsmörk goes through this pass and is one of the most popular walking routes in Iceland, despite being 22 kilometres long and involving 1,000 metres of climbing.

Lake Views: Oeschinensee, Kandersteg, Switzerland

Lake Oeschinen, which lies above Kandersteg, Switzerland, is a pristine mountain lake, fed by the glacial brooks of the three-thousand-meter peaks of Blüemlisalp, Oeschinenhorn, Fründenhorn and Doldenhorn. People who love to swim, nature lovers and hikers can really enjoy themselves here.

Himalaya Hikes: Langtang Trek In North Nepal (4K)

The Langtang trek is one of the shorter hiking routes in Nepal. It offers fantastic scenery from the jungle with banana trees and monkeys at lower altitudes to glaciers and ice peaks at higher elevations.

Langtang was a village development committee in Rasuwa District in the Bagmati Zone of northern Nepal. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 468 people living in 100 individual households.