Hi guys I am looking to do this hike as well as a few others this upcoming june/july would you recommend it? We have quite good hiking gear - just saw that the avalanche warnings are in place for those months - has anybody any experiences to share/opinions? Many thanks
Sorry, I did not receive this notice earlier in my email. just noticed while I logged in TA. Had you been already? If not, then I wold recommend not to approach in Jun July unless you are very serious and skilled trekker. We had been in January. Mid November to February , enjoyable journey. it is not always to achieve the mission also we want to make sure the journey is pleasant.
What do you have as far as gear goes
You will need crampon and ice axe
Personal locator beacon
And a lot of alphine mountaineering exsperiance
As you will be dealing with deep snow and serious avalanche risk
Last year a life was lost on this track by a hiker trying a winter crossing
That hikers partner was stuck in a hut a month before they were rescued
Talk to doc before you consider a full crossing in those months
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