My Happiest Trek Moment – Personal Stories of Accomplishment, Farewell and Realisation – Part 7

What is the My Happiest Trek Moment campaign? Frankly, we’re tired of all the negative news around us. You must be too. We are cooped up at home, not meeting people dear to us. All we get is bad news about Coronavirus spreading its devilish arms. Almost any conversation becomes about Coronavirus. It’s become quite […]

How the Goechala trek perpetually changed my lifestyle

When a trek triggers a change in you, the key is in sustaining that change. Vidyadhar managed to do exactly that. He writes about it here six months later.

Sunrise at Kanchenjunga changed my life

Nutan was looking for change when she decided to celebrate Diwali watching Kanchenjunga light up. She did find what she was looking for as she describes her experience as “Demystifying the process of change in life”.

How To Time A Successful Attempt To Goechala

Trekkers need to make the Goechala attempt from Lamuney, a camp earlier to Samiti. This makes the day long, very long.
Here’s why it is crucial to get your timing right for a successful Goechala trek.

Why Goechala is better done in Oct-Nov

There are two seasons to do the Goechala trek. April-May and then September end to November. Why is timing the trek right important?

Goecha la Diary

Majestic Himalayas – There is no place on this earth that is so serene and yet so grand, so vivid and as beautiful as the Himalayan Mountain Ranges says Vinita Chhatwaani and which is what attracts Vinita to them year after year. An IT professional, passionate about mountaineering, she visits the Himalayas every year with her friends in order to explore and be one with the Creator. Couple of treks that she has embarked on in the Himalayas include Chandrataal to Baralacha La, Dzongri in Sikkim, Lamayuru to Alchi via Tar La in Ladakh, Kinnaur Kailash Parikrama via Charang Ghati in Himachal and Madhymaheshwar to Kalpeshwar in Uttaranchal to name a few. To help her explore and plan better she also did her Basic Mountaineering course from WHMI Manali in 2005.