Remembering Nicholas Roerich and his steller Himalayan Artwork

Today is 144th Birth Anniversary of Nicholas Roerich. A brilliant Russian painter, writer, archaeologist, theosophist, a philosopher who gave the world some of the best forms of canvas paintings themed on the Himalayas. … More Remembering Nicholas Roerich and his steller Himalayan Artwork

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Why restriction in camping at Deoriatal-Chandrashila trek a good call by Forest Department

This winter season, Uttarakhand Forest Officials set out to protect the state wildlife by bringing in camping regulations. The latest being withdrawal of permission to camp inside Kedarnath Musk Deer Sanctuary. Is this going to help or just a knee jerk reaction? We investigate. … More Why restriction in camping at Deoriatal-Chandrashila trek a good call by Forest Department

6 handy tips to get you sleep like a baby on a Himalayan Trek

Poor sleep is common at high altitude. Most trekkers don’t sleep well at a higher altitude. Trekkers commonly report intense dreams, feeling of being suffocated and wake up feeling unrefreshed. We take this opportunity to acknowledge the importance of sleep in a high altitude Trek. After careful examination of the sleep architecture at high altitude, we come out with few handy tips for trekkers. We hope they come in handy. … More 6 handy tips to get you sleep like a baby on a Himalayan Trek

4 outstanding Alpine climbs of 2016 in the Indian Himalayas you should know about

Mountaineering in India benefited from an immediate injection of climbing pedigree brought forth by a few decorated ascensionists in 2016. While the compass of many mountaineers remained fixed on Everest, there are a few who chose arduous climbs over famed Himalayan peaks. We list 4 most significant, innovative ascents during 2016 in the Indian Himalayas. They make the cut for their groundbreaking new routes and first free ascents feat. … More 4 outstanding Alpine climbs of 2016 in the Indian Himalayas you should know about