Trekker Completes Great Himalaya Trail in 49 Days CheapOair Staff February 19, 2011 general Burch Suffered Bloody Feet & Nerve Damage Sean Burch has officially hiked the Great Himalaya Trail, completing it in 49 days. Burch’s exact time was forty-nine days, six hours, and eight minutes. Burch was quoted in the report by MSNBC that he still can’t feel his toes and has nerve damage in his feet. During Burch’s hike he endured sickness six times, suffered from bloody feet and ate over 7,000 calories per day. He even fell into river and he had to be rescued. The hike was done in an attempt to promote tourism in Nepal.