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Sep 15, 2017 - Day 26 GR10 Planès to Refuge Ras de la Carança

Day's Overview We have now done our 2nd descent of Everest and calculated we did our 2nd ascent 3 days ago when we arrived at Bouillouses !! Said goodbye to Terry and Sandra. They gave Helen extra gloves, warm undertop and neck warmer I still have Sandra's 2nd walking pole and she gave Helen her other pole. Set off in the rain. Initially had too many layers on so removed some after the first steep climb. We stopped at an orri for snack in the constant rain but decided it was too dark and low to go inside. Changed into warmer gloves. Hands...

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Sep 14, 2017 - Day 25 GR10 Rest Day Planès

Day's Overview A true rest day. We said farewell to Roger and Lesley (again... ha ha) then lazed around the gîte all day. Had a short walk into the town looking for lunch but there were no shops. There was nothing. Even the Mairie was closed for vacations!! Sandra and Terry arrived mid afternoon and we caught up on their day yesterday. A BIG climb. They were cooked today!!! Had our final dinner together tonight. Distance 0 Accommodation Gîte Orri de Planès Meals Bfast. Crackers, yoghurt , orange juice Lunch. Various days' picnic left...

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Sep 13, 2017 - Day 24 GR10 Bouillouses to Planès

Day's Overview The Pyrenean Pair Squared has halved. As Sandra and Terry return to Switzerland in 2 days and we have our weekly rest day tomorrow, they have decided to make use of the beautiful weather and stay an extra day in Bouillouses and climb a 3000+m mountain, whilst we walk on to our rest day gîte. They will do the same route tomorrow to join us whilst we rest on our 'day off'. We passed through a lot of forest today. Initially skirting around several lakes which were beautiful in the morning sunshine. After following a river for...

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