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ICE SKIING AT NARKANDA ,Himachal Pradesh

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Narkanda Diaries :The beginning  The trip to Narkanada never in my places to visit list . It was a spontaneous plan when I meet an old friend of mine , Dayakar who introduced me to the world of ice skiing .Earlier I never had a clue that training for winter sports like ice skiing are being provided anywhere in our…

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A Trek To Roopkund Lake (5029m)

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Day –I ,The Rendezvous Day 3rd Jun ,Haridwar,11.45pm Height above sea level: 314m It started with a train journey from Dadar terminal,Mumbai to reach New Delhi and a onwards journey to Haridwar from New Delhi station .Reached New Delhi on time .Boarded my connecting train to Haridwar. The train-Dehradun express was supposed to take 5 hours to reach Haridwar .So…

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Trek to Dudhsagar Waterfalls

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The plan for trekking to Dudhsagar waterfall during monsoon was a long due.Unfortunately every time ,I found myself with an excuse to postpone . This year monsoon was at its best and I could no more resist the lure to trek to the falls , which lies in the Goa-Karnataka border  in the Sanguem taluka. My journey started off from the Pune station .…

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Trek to Kheerganga – A Photographic Tour

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  Kheerganga is situated in the Parvati Valley at a distance of 22 km from Manikaran .People intending to do this trek needs to reach Kasol from Kullu or Manali ,which are the most popular tourist spots nearby . Then from Kasol catch up any regular bus service to reach Barsaini village (the start point of the trek) via  Manikaren .…

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SANDHAN VALLEY TREK – The Valley of Shadows

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This Trek was in my mind for nearly 2 years and everytime due to some reasons or others i missed this trek . Finally one day , i got an whatsapp message from one of my friend about this trek . I instantly followed up and we made away payment to a trekking group run by Amit Aradhya, whom i…

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PART II – Stok Kangri Expedition (6153m) -The Twenty-1000 air

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Continuing from my previous post .. Please read my first part on the Stok Kangiri trek by clicking on here http://www.thetruewanderer.com/trekking/the-twenty-1000-air-stok-kangri-expedition-6153m-part-i/   Day V : A Punishing day Punishing, that’s the word I will describe for today .The weather suddenly turned sour somewhere late at night with lots of snowfall .It got too windy and the sky was all covered up…

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PART I – Stok Kangri Expedition (6153m) -The Twenty-1000 air

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Prologue : The Beginning It was a thought that made me took decision for a summit re- attempt, yes a re-attempt . Last year’s failed attempt still fresh which had given me a lot of sleepless night . Though broken by last year early retreat from Base camp due to deteriorating climate and incessant snowfall , was not completely shattered.…

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