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…

Call from the mountains – Kudremukh Trek

It was a working Thursday morning and I was busy packing clothes for my upcoming Gokarna beach trek as a trek lead with the company @plantheunplanned. Then I got an unexpected call from Jatin asking me if I would like to lead Kudremukh trek as the person who was supposed to go had cancelled for…

Why offloading your backpack during trek is not a good idea

March 2018 – Sari, Uttarakhand I had signed up with Indiahikes for my first ever high altitude trek – Deoriatal Chandrashila which is a 3 day trek. Sari is a small village from which the trek begins. First we were given a briefing by our trek leader Bhupender about the details of the trek and…