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

5 amazing treks we lost to Guided Trekking Companies in 2016

We take no pride in listing 5 Himalayan Treks we lost to the bogarting presence of Guided Trekking Companies in 2016. We give a perspective of what Independent Backpackers feel about the overt commercialization of trekking in India. Read on. … More 5 amazing treks we lost to Guided Trekking Companies in 2016

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

Should you buy Hi Tec Pioneer WP Hiking boot over Quechua Aprenaz 100?

Originally posted on Curated Experiences & Impressions!:
? Hi-Tec Shoes is relatively unknown brand in India. Launched by a Dutch entrepreneur in 1970’s, It’s a popular name in UK but in rest of  the World, it’s a different story. Despite this, it does have a good line up of hiking shoes in India though  availability…

In Pictures : Pin Bhaba, a mini Pin Parvati Pass Trek in the making

To put it in perspective, Pin Bhaba Pass is a ‘Mini Pin Parvati Pass’ Trek in the making. It captures all the exciting aspect of Pin Parvati Trek in a shorter time span. It is power packed with a stark contrast of an evergreen Bhaba Valley of Kinnaur and the mysterious Cold Desert of Pin Valley. It has picturesque camping grounds that are only inhabited by passing shepherd folks. Route finding, river crossing, traversing a near 5,000-meter snow pass is routine. The views from the pass are identical to what one gets from Pin Parvati Pass. In just 5 days of trekking, you get the money worth of an 11-day expedition trek that is Pin Parvati. … More In Pictures : Pin Bhaba, a mini Pin Parvati Pass Trek in the making

Having fun with Verne The Himalayas

Finding the Himalayan Neverland has never been so easy now than ever before. Thanks to Google’s latest experimental App that makes exploring the Himalayas super fun for kids and adults alike. With Google’s new android App, exploring the Himalayas will never be boring again. Google has created something that’s as educational as it’s fun. We investigate … More Having fun with Verne The Himalayas

The most beautiful vantage point of Spiti you didn’t know existed

Spiti is one destination that is full of beautiful scenery that you’ve probably never laid eyes on — until now. Undaunted we proceed to tell you about one of the most visually stunning location in Spiti very few know about. Read further to find out about this secret location. … More The most beautiful vantage point of Spiti you didn’t know existed