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

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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

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

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