Bhutan Trek 2019 – Rest Day

Hello Everyone,

We are doing great here on our rest day at about 13,400ft. It’s been very much a rest day here though because it’s been raining all day:-). Spirits are high though and everyone is doing very good with the altitude. Our plan was to go on a short hike but decided to stay dry, rest and get ready for our hike tomorrow over our first pass at just below 16,000ft. Wether it’s raining tomorrow or not we will be hiking to our next destination of Lingshi at just a touch higher in elevation than we are right now.

I’ll keep you posted on our hike tomorrow!

Thanks for following along,

Ben Jones

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