Discount on Salomon Equipment List for Manaslu

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Our equipment for the Manaslu Trail Race we recommend to other participants. We offer a discount of 20 % for all participants of the Manaslu Trail Race 2016! Plus the costs for postage and possible duty! Online store is here. For other items, send an email Stephan. Stephan: Salomon S-LAB Wings Trail running shoes (179,95 €) Salomon […]

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Micro spikes recommended – 2015 update

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Microspikes. They’re not really designed for deep snow or slopes, but they help a lot. As you will certainly know, in 2014 snowfall brought by Cyclone Hudhud gave rise to a disaster in the Annapurna region of Nepal. In 2013 a similar snowfall happened and blocked many high passes. Philippe Gatta, a French endurance athlete trying […]

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Nepal retailer of EXPED, Black Diamond Equipment, Rohner Socks, La Sportiva, Goal Zero, Cocoon, CEBE, Katadyn, Adventure Food, Suunto, Jet Boil, Adidas (Eyewear), Ortik, Koflach

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There are a number of original internation global brands available in Kathmandu. Here is a map of stores which sell them. View Larger Map Brand Name Address Link EXPED (expedition equipment) Switzerland www.exped.com Black Diamond Equipment USA www.blackdiamondequipment.com Rohner Socks Switzerland www.rohner-socks.com La Sportiva Italy www.lasportiva.com Goal Zero USA www.goalzero.com Cocoon Austria www.cocoon.at CEBE Europe […]

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Equipment list

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The equipment / gear / kit list follows the simple principle that safety comes first. Much can be bought or rented in Kathmandu and expensive equipment is not always necessary. Contact if you have questions. Running clothing Other running equipment to be carried Carried gear As soon as possible after waking, you’ll need to pack your […]

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Equipment that you can buy in Kathmandu

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Several people have been asking what is possible to buy in Kathmandu. There is a minor manufacturing industry here now for outdoor equipment. Much is copied, using quality materials from  China or Korea. Several companies make their own items for export. Famously Sherpa Adventure Gear is made in Kathmandu, so fine quality items are made […]

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Trail shoes

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Several people have asked for equipment recommendations and I am going to include shoes in these recommendations. Shoes are tricky to recommend as everybody’s feet and running styles are different. I bought the shoe below on the recommendation of Lizzy Hawker. It was my first specialized low-drop trail running shoe after years of wearing “running […]

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