Nepal Earthquake: Tremors felt, but all trekkers are safe

Nepal Earthquake: Tremors felt, but all trekkers are safe

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By Latika Payak


Today afternoon we heard the news about tremors in the northern part of the country. The epicentre for this earthquake lay in Nepal.

Our teams immediately got into action to ensure all trekkers are safe. Updates started pouring in from the mountains confirming the status.

To get an insight, watch this video where Indiahikes Team Members from the mountains are relaying the latest updates.

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The Sandakphu-Phalut trek is closest to this region as it skirts the border of India and Nepal. And slope manager Sanket Shitole updated, "We have not felt the tremors at the base camp. On hearing the news, we coordinated with all our teams on the trek to ensure everyone is safe. All teams have updated that treks are going well. All trekkers and our staff are safe."

Our teams are on alert and prepared to handle any kind of emergency that may arise. Stay tuned to this space for more updates.

Latika Payak

Senior Content Writer

About the author

Latika is a Senior Content Writer and one of the rare team members who has seen Indiahikes from its initial days. She was among the first few to begin creating content at Indiahikes, documenting treks around Maharasthra, interviewing trekkers and writing their stories.

Latika started trekking after joining Indiahikes and has trekked to Roopkund, Hampta Pass, Kedarkantha, Dayara Bugyal, Tarsar Marsar, and Har Ki Dun.

With a strong background in print media and have worked with several publications. Latika is always hunting for great stories hidden in the folds of the mountains. Horror stories from ancient routes and villages of the Himalayas are her favourite.

She is presently working on bringing out news from the remote trekking regions of our country.