Monthly Archives: November 2018

Xpedition Series – Interview with Bhargab Borah

EBC Trek

From pursuing  BMC twice, once in 2009 and again in 2013, an AMC, climbing Mt Lapoche, Deo Tibba, Nanda Ghunti  and also witnessing the deadliest avalanche on Everest in 2014, Bhargab has seen it all. Bhargab Borah’s journey in the mountains started with a trek at a very young age. His love for mountains only […]

Gaumukh Tapovan Trek

Gaumukh Tapovan

About GAUMUKH TAPOVAN TREK The Gaumukh Tapovan Trek takes one through the Gaumukh, near the Gangotri Glacier which is the mouth of the holy Ganga river. It lies in the Uttarakhand region of India and the trek route is special because of mythological reasons. Level of difficulty – Moderate to Difficult Maximum Altitude – 14,600ft […]

Xpedition Series – An interview with Monti Rajkhowa, Part II

Monti Rajkhowa

”Amat Victoria Curam” – Victory Loves Preparation!! In our previous article, we discussed with Monti Rajkhowa (the Kanchenjunga climber from 2018) about her background and her motivation behind mountaineering. Click here to read our first article on the Xpedition Series. Monti’s journey to Kanchenjunga involved intense preparation and all of this happened within a very […]

Weather Update and predictions : 7th Dec- 13th Dec

Snowfall in Manali

Major Locations Shimla weather: Next 7 days in Shimla will keep on getting much colder. Night temperatures have already begun going below the freezing point. The weather conditions are completely favourable for a holiday and slightly warmer than Manali weather, although to witness snow one has to go to either Kufri or the higher reaches […]

Xpedition Series – An interview with Monti Rajkhowa

Kanchenjunga climber Monti Rajkhowa

“The two great risks are risking too much but also risking too little. That’s for each person to decide. For me, not risking anything is worse than death. By far.” – Jimmy Chin Meet Monti Rajkhowa, who recently scaled Kanchenjunga, world’s third highest mountain, rising up to an elevation of 8,586 m (28,169 ft) and […]

Buran Ghati Trek

Buran Ghati Trek

About Buran Ghati Trek Altitude – 4,572 m (15,000 ft.) Level of difficulty – Moderate Base Camp – Janglik, 153 Km from Shimla Considered to be one of the hidden gems in trekking, Buran Ghati Trek has one of the most adventurous passes amongst all the treks in India. The Buran Ghati Trek (also known […]

Nag Tibba Trek – Trek to the Serpent Peak

Nag Tibba

About Nag Tibba Trek Level of Difficulty – Easy Highest Elevation – 9915 feet Starting Point – Panthwari Village in Uttarakhand Nag Tibba, also known as Serpent’s Peak, is located at a height of 3022 metres near Mussoorie. Nag temple, dedicated to the local deity, Nag Devta is present on the top. Locals have been […]

Tarsar Marsar Trek

Marsar Lake

About Tarsar Marsar Trek Level of Difficulty: Moderate Max Altitude: 4,024 m Starting Point: Aru, 112 Km from Srinagar The Tarsar Lake is located in the Kashmir Valley, in the district of Anantnag, in Jammu and Kashmir. The Tarsar Lake’s water falls into a river known as the Lidder River, situated in Lidderwat. The Marsar […]

Kedarkantha Trek – Perfect winter trek for beginners

Kedarkantha Trek

About Kedarkantha trek Difficulty: Easy-Moderate Altitude: 12,500 ft. Base Location: Sankri Village in Uttarakhand The trek to Kedarkantha beholds the sight of the lofty Himalayan peak of Kedarkantha which is not a difficult climb even if you are a beginner. Kedarkantha trek is one of the top winter treks in Uttarakhand. Kedarkantha means Throat of Lord […]

Brahmatal Trek – Perfect Winter Trek by the Brahmatal Lake

Brahmatal Trek

About Brahmatal Trek Level of Difficulty – Easy to Moderate Highest elevation – 3,734 m Base Camp – Lohajung The Brahmatal Trek is a trek to the Brahmatal lake, where according to mythology, Lord Brahma used to meditate. The trek is an opportunity to have a front row seat in the snow covered slopes of […]