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…

My first High Altitude Trek: Deoriatal – Chandrashila – Part 1

Date: Somewhere around Feb 1st week, 2018 A colleague in my office came back after his trek from Uttarakhand. The trek was Chandrashila and he was explaining about his adventures and experiences of the trek. Looking at his pictures and videos somehow subconsciously I made up my mind to go for that trek. He was…

Start of my 2 week adventure – Reaching Manali by an ordinary HRTC bus

Despite being in India since the time I was born, I hadn’t been to North India that much. So whatever the leaves I am getting now while working I’m using those to explore the unseen places. Out of all, the Himalayas intrigues me the most and also gives me maximum happiness when I’m trekking it so once again I set out solo to explore it.