Trekkers not affected by Nepal Earthquake

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Trekkers not affected by Nepal Earthquake

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By Latika Payak

2023-10-03

Two earthquakes, with their epicentres on the western border of Nepal, were felt today afternoon. One around 2.25 p.m. and the next around 2.51 p.m. The tremors were felt in the northern region of our country.

This report is to let you know that all our trekkers are safe on their treks. Here is a trek-wise update:

Uttarakhand: Dayara Bugyal team is back safe at Raithal Campus after completing the trek. They are doing well. Har Ki Dun and Phulara Ridge trekkers are on the trek and safe. Kuari Pass teams barely felt the tremors, are safe and doing well.

Himachal Pradesh: Two groups of Rupin Pass and Buran Ghati teams are on the trek. All are doing good.

West Bengal: Sandakphu-Phalut trek is running on schedule. They said not feel any tremors. All trekkers are safe and expected to be back to the base by tomorrow.

We are constantly in touch with our trekkers through walkie-talkies, and are receiving updates that all groups are safe and moving as per schedule.

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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.

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