The last thing you want is to encounter a Bear in a Himalayan Trek. With an increase in Human Bear interactions the best survival tip is to avoid them. But then sometimes a surprise encounter with the Himalayan Beast may be unavoidable. Let us get you up to speed on how to survive if attacked by a Himalayan Bear. … More How to avoid getting mauled by a Himalayan Bear
Pangarchulla Peak is one of the best Himalayan Summit Trek one can do in April. The 14,700 feet peak is not a technical juggernaut. Yet, a casual approach can cost you a well-earned summit glory. Keep in mind the five recommendations that will maximize your Summit chance. … More 5 things to keep in mind for Pangarchulla Peak Climb
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
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
The magnanimity of mapping the Himalayas by a veteran explorer is turning out to be of a great help to trekkers. Difficulties faced in finding a detailed trekking Map of Indian Himalayas is going to be a thing in the past. This gives a good reason for Independent Trekkers in India to rejoice.
The first free version of the downloadable Map got a tremendous response. The anticipated launch of a GPS-aided Mapping software is going to be a game changer for explorers. Read more. … More How Depi Chaudhry Digital Maps Project can help trekkers in exploring the unexplored Himalayas
In February 2012, I went under the brutal onslaught of a tattoo gun. With a convinced and calm mind, I knew what I was getting into. I had a clear idea about the tattoo design which I got customised from Max, a skilled Tattoo artist in Delhi. “Not all those who get inked are lost”, … More Can an unpretentious ritual of Body Tattooing lend gravity to a business idea?