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The First Big Snow Arrives at Kedarkantha!

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The First Big Snow Arrives at Kedarkantha!

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By Prathyusha Ramesh

2023-01-09

Winter wonderland alert! For all the trekking enthusiasts out there, the wait is finally over! 

Kedarkantha, one of the most sought-after trekking destinations in India, has finally received its second snowfall of the season. This means that the trails are now covered in a blanket of snow, making it the perfect time to trek!

The clouds began to gather yesterday evening, and by 10 pm, the snowfall had begun. The peak amount of snowfall occurred between 1 am and 4 am, transforming the campsite of Julota where our team was camping. 

Kedarkantha campsite blanketed in snow. Photo by Varsha More.

The snowfall transforms the Kedarkantha campsite into a winter wonderland!

In the morning, the campsite was covered in a blanket of snow, with Julota campsite receiving a whopping 2 and a half feet of snow. While the Gaichwan basecamp at low altitude avoided the snowfall, Kotgaon basecamp is now fully covered with snow, a true Narnia feeling!

The climate right now is still cloudy, and another wave of snowfall may be on the horizon.
Whether you're a seasoned trekker or a beginner, Kedarkantha is a must-visit destination for an unforgettable winter adventure in the month of February. 

Kedarkantha trek covered in snow

The snowfall of the season adds a magical touch to Kedarkantha trek! Photo by Varsha More.

Tag your trekking buddies in the comments and let us know if you're joining us on our next winter trek! 

Prathyusha Ramesh

Part Time Content Writer

About the author

Prathyusha is a psychology graduate and a freelance content writer.

Prathyusha has a keen interest in the intersection of writing, psychology, and sustainability resonating deeply with The Green Tails initiative.

Apart from work, Prathyusha loves to read, write, trek, and research various topics that fall under the social sector.