IN THE FOOT­STEPS OF HEIN­RICH HAR­RER

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Dur­ing World War II, Aus­trian moun­taineers Hein­rich Har­rer and Peter Auf­schnaiter es­caped im­pris­on­ment in Bri­tish India by em­bark­ing on an ar­du­ous jour­ney to Lhasa. This June, Wilder­ness Travel ( wilder­nesstravel.com) will re­trace their fi­nal cross­ing over the 5,800-meter-high Gur­ing La pass, pre­ceded by a trek to Ti­bet’s sec­ond-largest salt lake.

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