Tag: winter trekking

Are you really prepared for a winter trek?

Are you really prepared for a winter trek?

Winter treks are gaining popularity thanks to the mesmerizing dreamy white land experiences it boastfully showcases. We are pretty much aware that the winter season makes trekking a challenging activity. The trekkers, presumably, love the adrenaline rush of sheer adventures of snow land. While we particularly focus on fitness for winter thrills, we tend to…

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WINTER KUARI PASS (WKP) TREK 16th December- 21st December 2017

WINTER KUARI PASS (WKP) TREK 16th December- 21st December 2017

Once a trekker, trekker for a lifetime Those who have trekked earlier especially in the Himalayas can easily understand the title for the blog. In addition, even others may appreciate the same by the end of the blog. The reasons for me saying so are many viz. serenity and tranquility of the place, wonderful flora…

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Travelogue with TTH to Kedarkantha

Travelogue with TTH to Kedarkantha

Day 1:  It was between 05:45 and 07:00 hrs on a cold November morning that twelve of us gathered together in the parking area of the Dehradun railway station. We came from different locations in India, but with only one purpose, to summit Kedarkantha peak. Immediately, the efficiency of the ‘Trek The Himalayas’ team became…

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5 Reasons True-blue Himalayan Wanderers Shouldn’t Miss the Mountains in Winter

5 Reasons True-blue Himalayan Wanderers Shouldn’t Miss the Mountains in Winter

If you are a true-blue thrill seeker and lover of the Himalayas, starting wee end of the year and continuing up to next March might be a highly opportune period to go in the mountains. Try timing your winter treks  from December onward. This is when the first snowflakes are born in the womb of the…

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The Tent Question: Our Thoughts on Two-in-a-tent vs Three-in-a-tent

The Tent Question: Our Thoughts on Two-in-a-tent vs Three-in-a-tent

At our post-Diwali team meet, the topic of discussion was— possible changes in our trek method for better economy of resources. That’s when one of our trek leaders suggested three in one tent accommodation instead of the TTH standard twin sharing tenting policy. Thus began the debate of 2 vs 3 in a tent !!…

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What’s Hot in Winter Kuari Pass Trek Starting this November

What’s Hot in Winter Kuari Pass Trek Starting this November

For Himalayan thrillophiliacs it is hard to resist the magnetic pull of Kuari Pass under winter’s icy spell. Every year, come November, we open our first trek of the season on the marquee route skirting Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve and twisting towards the high pass of Kuari. As the intense winter sun dances dazzlingly upon…

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Kuari Conquered: A Lyrical Chronicle!

Kuari Conquered: A Lyrical Chronicle!

Far away, over the misty mountains cold, We embarked on our journey enroute winding roads. Up the hills, down the valleys, confluence of babbling brook passing by, Excitement set in, higher than the azure sky. Across the dinner table we all gathered for our first brief, 6-7-8 was fine by all, but for many no…

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10 tips that make Chadar Trek Easier

10 tips that make Chadar Trek Easier

Chadar Trek in the Zanskar valley is a very unique trek. The thrilling walk on the frozen river at subzero temperatures poses quite a few challenges for the trekkers. The beauty of the trek lies in the trail that meanders through the mesmerizing ravines and overwhelming canyons of the Zansker Valley.  To enjoy this trek…

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Snow Winter Kauri Pass

Snow Winter Kauri Pass

 Kauri Pass is one of the few trekking destinations of Himalayan region that is available for trekking in winter season when the paths get wrapped with heavy snow fall. I have never trekked in winter season and never experienced walking on the snow so, this time I decided to go for Winter Kauri Pass Trek.…

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