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14

Aug
2013
5 Common High Altitude Trekking Dangers
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High Altitude Trekking is one of the best ways to get in touch with nature and enjoy the beautiful world around you. Here are some  life threatening dangers you need to be aware of on your next trek. Dehydration during High Altitude Trekking This may be the biggest danger on the trail especially high altitude trekking in […]

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Aug
2013
Manali Leh Jeep Safari part 1
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Manali Leh Jeep Safari-My first experience By Jai Govind Meena The Manali Leh Jeep Safari was an amazing experience. We all reached Manali on the 16th of July in the morning for the Manali Leh Jeep Safari. We had breakfast  and freshened up in a small hotel. We then loaded our luggage in a Qualis […]

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Jul
2013
Hampta Pass – My first trek
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My first trek to Hampta Pass The Hampta Pass trek is ideal for first-time trekkers as it packs in everything from dark pine forests, open meadows to glacial valleys and stunning views all of which combine to give you an adventure of a lifetime. So off we went, into the wild. Our journey commenced from […]

trekking shoes guide

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Jul
2013
Trekking Shoes – Complete Guide
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Trekking Shoes: The Complete Guide What is Trekking ? The word Trek originated in South Africa and the dictionary meaning of word a long arduous journey, especially one made on foot. So Trekking in Himalayan context means you will walking through boulders, uneven paths, rocks, glaciers etc for that you required best trekking shoes. What […]

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Sep
2012
Dayara Bugyal – Simple yet Beautiful
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Dayara Bugyal – The biggest meadow of Uttarakhand Bugyal in the local mountain dialect means “High Altitude Meadow”. Trekking to Dayara Bugyal is one of the most beautiful experiences in Uttaranchal, situated at an elevation ranging from 10,000 – 12,000 ft. This vast meadow is second to none in natural beauty in Uttarakhand trekking circuit. […]

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Sep
2012
Winning an I Pad 2!!
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BY JAI MEENA Recently I wrote a story for a writing competition called Mahindra and Mahindra XUV 500 Incredible story contest. To everyone’s suprise including mine i won an I Pad 2!!! Imagine that. Here is the link to the story… https://mahindraxuv500.com/incredible_stories/viewalldetails.aspx?scid=xuvscm724 and original piece which I wrote on this blog. My best three adventures till […]

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Jun
2012
Returning from Stok Kangri
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Stok Kangri Trek takes you above 20000 ft above sea level When we were on our way back from Ladakh after the Stok Kangri’ Expedition, we stopped for lunch at a restaurant and this beautiful old woman was the owner. After lunch we sat with her for almost half an hour chatting. When I was […]

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May
2012
Everest in Numbers
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Everest 2012: 229 Summits 9 Deaths  8,850 meters (29,029 feet): Height at the peak. 60 million years: Approximate age of Mount Everest. $25,000: Cost of a climbing permit per person. 8,000: Height in meters (approximately 26,000 feet) at Mount Everest’s “death zone,” the low-oxygen area above the last camp and before the summit where conditions become […]

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Apr
2012
Tips for Spectacular Outdoor Photos
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1. Shoot in the Low Light of Sunrise and Sunrise: The low-light period around sunset and sunrise is considered one of the best times to take outdoor photos, so get up early in the morning or wait for the sunset. However, shooting in low light can also be challenging for beginners. Since longer exposure times are […]

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Apr
2012
Latest News On The Himalayas
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Latest News Himalayas Globeracers Schedule Challenging Runs For Ultra Runners In 2019 The Globeracers has scheduled a set of challenging runs for their ultra runner in 2019. The season of the running year will get underway with The Beast Ultra (TBU) — a desert race in April. It is described as one of the toughest desert […]