Annapurna Mandala Trail 2013 by Raidlight
April 19 to May 6 2013
The thirteenth edition of the Annapurna Mandala Trail, which runs from April 19 to May 6, 2013 will be held on a new route between the North Base Camp of Annapurna (4190 m) – Base Camp of the French expedition 1950 – and the Base Camp of Annapurna South (4130 m), with a transition to Dhaulagiri Base Camp (4,700 m). AMT 2013 count nine stages (250 km, 12,500 m and 12,500 m). It will be preceded by three stages walking link (80 km + 2500 m – 800 m) to reach the base camp of Annapurna, which will be given the departure of the AMT in 2013. This link will walk, also, acclimatization phase. There will also be two stages connection (60 km – 3,500 + 500 m) to connect the ABC South Naya Pul, end of stay. The layout of the Mandala cross the Thapa Pass (5260 m), the French Pass (5360 m) and go through Hidden Valley.