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
Chadar got a new level of notoriety for being a difficult trek for everyone. This year January was warmer than usual. The river had a low density of Ice. Water seeping over the Ice was a common sight on many stretches. Trekkers faced a harrowing time negotiating a poorly formed Chadar.
Historically, Chadar develops into its full glory from January on forth. For past couple of years, the trend has changed. Its formation is best seen from last week of January until end of February.
While we hope things to improve at Chadar, we list 4 lessons learned from the current season of Chadar Trek. … More 4 lessons to learn from the current season of Chadar Trek
Looking back at 2015, we published a fair share of Himalayan blogs. They were well received. Now as we say farewell to the passing year, we want to recap our five most well received Himalayan Blogs of 2015. … More 5 Best Himalayan Blogs of 2015
If ever, the near Immortal Superman sought an anti-kryptonite boost, Shilajit would be his savior. Speaking of the real world, we trekkers are only mere mortal, susceptible to fatigue and sickness. So can this Himalayan wonder herb help trekkers overcome common ailments? Read more. … More Can Shilajit help trekkers overcome fatigue and altitude sickness?
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
Diamox of late has become the preferred choice among trekkers. Many Trek Organizers insist their trekkers take a dose of Diamox before they come for the trek. We have listed five alternatives to Diamox in dealing with AMS in this article. … More 5 alternatives to Diamox for dealing with Acute Mountain Sickness