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Luke Kelly  Live to travel. Outdoor writer and aspiring adventure photographer. Hudson Valley, NY. Next trip: Nepal

There are those trips you go on where you say to yourself that you'll be back, but know that there's a good chance you probably won't.
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Nepal wasn't one of those trips for me. It left an impression, and I'm already thinking about how I can swing a trip back to the Himalaya in the near future. (Island Peak maybe?)
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I was bored one Monday afternoon and googled "What is the most beautiful trek in the world?" The Annapurna Circuit came up, and a month and a half later I was on a flight. Definitely didn't disappoint.
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2017 wasn't the greatest year I've had. I wanted to take a long walk through the Himalaya and get some distance on the things that went wrong and unplug from the nonsense going on in the news.
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Some time in the mountains definitely helped to clear my head, but not as much as the kindness that strangers treated me with. You're going to hear about the negative things first on tv and twitter, but walking through little villages in Nepal was a reminder for me that most people are good and doing their best.
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You never really know what a trip's going to mean to you until you get a little time and distance on it. I think that hiking the Annapurna Circuit will probably stick out in my mind as one of my favorites down the road.
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Sitting here on a 14 hour flight from Abu Dhabi back to New York, thinking back on a good first trip to Asia. Trekking is probably less about getting to a destination and more about being present with the landscape and the people you meet along the trail. Definitely met some good folks on this trip.
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After going up to Ice Lake (pictured) a few days ago, I said goodbye to my Australian friend and started hiking solo through the mountains to get to Thorung La Pass at 17,700 feet.
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I got up at 3 am and made it to the top just after the stars disappeared. It was a pretty damn cool experience to be alone watching the sunrise from the world's highest mountain pass.
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#earthfocus #lifepoints #liveyouradventure #stayandwander#wildernessculture #modernoutdoors#optoutside #vsco #forceofnature #theoutbound #adventureculture#keepitwild #mountainlife #liveoutdoors#awesomeearth #getoutstayout#choosemountains #getoutdoors#thegreatoutdoors #letscamp#llbeancontest #beanoutsider #ourplanetdaily#nepal #forgeyourownpath#travel #testedtough

Last acclimatization hike today before heading over the Thorung La Pass in a couple of days. It was a pretty steady grind up to 15,000-something feet, but definitely worth it. The Ice Lake at the top facing the Annapurna Massif was one of the best views I've seen, anywhere.
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#earthfocus #lifepoints #liveyouradventure #stayandwander#wildernessculture #modernoutdoors#optoutside #vsco #forceofnature #theoutbound #adventureculture#keepitwild #mountainlife #liveoutdoors#awesomeearth #getoutstayout#choosemountains #getoutdoors#thegreatoutdoors #letscamp#llbeancontest #beanoutsider #ourplanetdaily#nepal #forgeyourownpath#travel #testedtough

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