How to find best books on the Himalayas to read

Good books on the Himalayas are hard to find. Books pertaining to the Himalayan inquisition are either not in circulation or come with a hefty price tag. Luckily The Himalayan Club Library in Mumbai comes to the rescue. … More How to find best books on the Himalayas to read

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10 most asked questions about Rohtang Pass permit & restrictions

The restrictions of travel to Rohtang Pass has affected the Local Taxi operators and Tourists alike. The National Green Tribunal enforced restrictions on vehicular movement on Rohtang Pass has caused a hue and cry. While the local Taxi and Tour operators fumed in anger, the tourists were most inconvenienced. To improve the situation, we now have an online system of permits. Still there is confusion about how to get the vehicular permit and how it works. We try to answer the 10 most asked questions about Rohtang Pass permits and regulations. … More 10 most asked questions about Rohtang Pass permit & restrictions

5 easy steps for using Hydration Pack in Winter season while Trekking

I am particularly fond of using Hydration Pack for outdoor pursuits like trekking and Cycling. During the winter season, the drop in temperature can be unsettling. Using a hydration Pack in sub-zero temperature can be difficult. The freezing temperature can cause your hydration pack to fail. The critical parts of the pack can become blocked … More 5 easy steps for using Hydration Pack in Winter season while Trekking

6 ways to avoid Foot Blisters on a Himalayan Trek

Trekking in the Himalayas does not come easy. The perils of foot soreness that comes with it are well known to trekkers. Yet I keep hearing from trekkers complain about foot blisters. The sheer neglect (and ignorance) give way to a very painful and unpleasant experience.

You got to play footsie with an unforgiving trail with tact.

We list 6 easy steps to help you avoid Foot Blisters on a Himalayan Trek. … More 6 ways to avoid Foot Blisters on a Himalayan Trek

6 ways to avoid Altitude Sickness on Treks

People who get into doing a trek without planning the acclimatization aspect are susceptible to AMS more often. This is unerring for those who head straight to treks from far distances without considering a few basic things.

We list 6 ways you can ensure getting into a trek without any hassles including avoiding taking prescription drugs like Diamox. … More 6 ways to avoid Altitude Sickness on Treks