Skandagiri Trek

 

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Stok Kangri Trek Preparation

Fitness required for the Stok Kangri Summit Age: 14 min. and 50yrs, Beyond 50 we will need to validate the Trekker Past experience in trekking: Useful. Fitness: Stok Kangri Summit requires the trekker to be in top physical condition before you start the trek. The temperature variations between the day & night vary anywhere between 15ºC. Hence it is very essential to have a fit body & mind. You must be able to jog 4.5 km in 30 minutes or walk continuously in 15º incline for atleast 1 hour. LUNGS – Push your lungs, Most critical work in any high altitude trek is of.

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2 Years of Chasing my Dreams

19th Nov 2013 I walked out of my corporate life as Head of Products at Tata communications, with just a laundry list of things to do Settle personal finances Learn how to repair a bike Learn to perform first Aid Travel solo While this seemed such a short list, it became a big exercise, and it has taken me 2 years to come close to it My Garage Experience My learnings started with good friend Kitty’s garage, I expected 1 week will be enough to learn repairing & then I can start with the next learning, After 4 days of.

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How to Approach High Altitude Treks

High Altitude Trek What is Altitude – It is the measurement of height gained vertically from the MSL (Mean Sea Level). MSL   is a marker situated in israel used to mark the level of sea. While your height gain from your current levels the Altitude gain is calculcated based on the MSL.   Why is Altitude important With the rise in Altitude following are the changes to the climate (For a common man) Reduction in vegetation Colder temperature Thinner Air – This is the biggest cause. With thinner air thinner are your chances of availability High exposure to atmosphere daily.

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Chadar Trek – How to Plan

Chadar Trek “Chadar is a hindi word with the meaning Blanket. As the river Zanskar freezes it forms a sheet of ice which became know as Chadar by the locals. as it is a flat sheet of ice on which they could walk” For more details about how  chadar came to existence click here What should you know about Chadar Trek Route               Temperatures                Fitness               What to Wear                What to expect Chadar Trek.

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Chadar Trek

About Chadar Trek “Chadar is a hindi word with the meaning Blanket. As the river Zanskar freezes it forms a sheet of ice which became know as Chadar by the locals. as it is a flat sheet of ice on which they could walk” Why the Chadar Trek For the people staying in the Zanskar valley the connecting roads to the main market of Leh gets closed with the start of Winter snowfall. Their entire produce of cheese, milk based products can be sold only in Leh. Their only 2 options will be to either trek through the snow clad mountain.

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