BMC at HMI – Days at the Basecamp (Part 3)

This is final part of the HMI Basic mountaineering course series, do give a read to know what goes on during the 28 day training session for us aspiring mountaineers

Basic Mountaineering Course at HMI Darjeeling – Part One

Basic mountaineering course to me was a huge learning opportunity. As they say “life is the best teacher” so I chose to go some extra mile to learn as much as possible by signing up for this course. This is a 28-day course through which we get to undergo rigorous training at the end of…

All you need to know about Skiing Course at IISM Gulmarg

This blog is a gist of what happens in a 12-day Basic Skiing Course at IISM Gulmarg, Kashmir, India. IISM stands for Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering and I am going to talk about their skiing courses which are done in 3 levels – Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Skiing. Click on the topic below…

Jaipur diaries – The Pink City of India

The journey: Continued from my previous adventure in Manali, I found myself taking a regular seater bus to Jaipur. (From extreme cold conditions to extremely hot one). The journey time from Delhi to Jaipur is 4 hours approximately. When I was coming to Delhi from Manali, I had texted the guy I had met in…

Solo Bike Ride to Pyramid Valley (On my Birthday)

Pyramid Valley is a meditation centre located on the outskirts of Bangalore (around 60kms from my home). My birthday was nearing and I really wanted to do something for myself, something which I never have done before and which I would remember for a long time. One thing I had learnt in the past few…