...in my boxers...
Anyuone of you ever thought of it? I have.
My goal is my nineteenth or twentieth summer, which will be a year and a half to two and a half years, Summer 2004 or 2005. The year or two until I'm able to do this will allow for me to raise finaces and to train (hiking, trekking, survival).
My initial plan was to find a particular area of the range I was mostly interested in, fly to the nearest base, and then meet up with a guide. My goal was solitude, peace. Time alone. To see and experience the gloriness of one of Earth's legendary places. The ticket would easily be one grand, though I'm not sure if that includes the return flight. Still checking. Equipment and gear: the neccessary food and clothing, camping gear. Training on survival, hiking, how to handle emergencies (is it better to cut the toe off, or try and heal the frostbite? I don't know, situations such as that that might occur).
The thing is, I'm not sure if I'd be able to get access into the country, or find a place where I could camp, far from other people. Would protection from possible danger (such as wildlife or perhaps even criminals) be possible? A visa would be neccessary, I'm sure. Would it be possible to find a guide? Lug my equipment around and not lose any of it?
Would it be best to look into going with a group, and adventuretrip planner company thing? I'm looking at one which is to Sikkim, near the summit of Kangchenjunga (28162ft.) It'll probably run me $3,000 to $4,000.
Any thoughts? Have any of you ever done something such as this?
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