An exciting discovery of snow leopard tracks in the snow before the Trekkers headed to their highest camp at about 5050 meters/16,500 feet

 

Hello there friends, family, and loved ones, this is Bhutan calling and it’s been a very snowy day. Our guide staff here has been busting a trail through a foot of snow for us. We were able to make our next camp. It’s also our highest camp, 5500 – excuse me, 5050 meters above sea level. That’s about 16,500 feet or so. We’re high and we feel it, just walking around, very breathless; but hopefully it’ll set us up for tomorrow to push on up and over the highest pass at about 17,500 feet.

So we were able to find some tracks today of a snow leopard in the fresh snow, so it must have been near our camp last night because the snow all fell yesterday and even more during the night and the tracks were very fresh. So wow! To be that close to a snow leopard, really really cool!

And everybody’s in good spirits and in good health. And we’re looking forward to making the high point on this Snowman Trek! That’ll be tomorrow and stay tuned and you’ll find out if we did it or not! Ta ta for now!

 

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