Friday, 7 September 2012

TMB - Round Up


Distance walked = 180 km

Total ascent and descent = 10,000m

Total days to complete = 13

Total walking days = 12

Total rest days = 1

Avg dist per walking day = ~15km

Rainy days =~ 1

Overcast but dryish days =~ 2

Sunny days (read hot) = 9

Avg daily spend = ~80Au

Avg accom = Refugios, twin room or dorm with breakfast and dinner

No of nights in dorm accom = 2

3 fondest recollections

- having nothing to do but walk inc the up hills my favorite (seriously)

- Real Mountains up close

- Cow Bells and Heidi Houses.

3 least favorite parts

- the down hills. My knees are over it

- dorms

- the guide book was not brilliant

Main surprises

- how stunning the mountains are. Every day

- how hard the days were. I must be getting tired

- how old some of the walkers are and how far they walk in a day

- how expensive Switzerland compared to France and Italy

- that I've had enough of walking.....for now

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