Category: Trekking & Hiking

Rupin Pass Trek

Rupin Pass is a high altitude pass at an elevation of 4650 m. (15,250 ft.) situated on the Himalayan mountain range in the state of Himachal Pradesh. There are several passes that connects Baspa valley of Kinnaur to the Garhwal of Uttarakhand and Rupin pass is one of them which is used by shepherds. Rupin […]

Altitude Sickness

AMS: Acute Mountain Sickness Definition:¬†Acute mountain sickness, also known as altitude sickness or soroche, is a collection of non-specific symptoms which quickly transforms to illness (e.g. HAPE or HACE) that can affect mountain climbers, hikers, skiers or travelers who climb too fast. It usually occurs when people rapidly reach a high altitude, typically above 2,400 […]

Roopkund Trek – Ronti Saddle – Post Monsoon

We, a group from Kolkata, already done the Goecha La (October 2008) and Singali La (March 2009) treks all together, this year decided to do the Roopkund Trek route in September 2009. But going up to Roopkund and not visiting Ronti Saddle, this matter was hurting some of us. Many of us had the leave […]

Sandakphu Trek – Phalut – Singalila Trek – Sikkim

After our successful Dzongri – Goecha La Trek last year, we have decided to do this popular Sandakphu Trek and Singalila Trek from MTG Nature Lovers. We were 9 peoples in group and 7 out of 9 members was from our previous team. It was fabulous to do treks with almost same group and we […]

Goecha La Trek – Sikkim – October 2008

We, a group of 11 members, from MTG Nature lovers done this fabulous trek this year during durga puja holidays. Got around -7 degree centigrade at the higher reaches of the mountains. Altogether this trek was awesome.

Satopanth Tal Trek – Uttarakhand – Garhwal

My best friend Deep and I trekked on the way of Pandavas towards Satopanth Tal this year pre-monsoon on June 2008. It is a trek towards the sacred lake. Trek gets started from the village Mana near Badrinath. Satopanth Tal trek is easy to moderate graded trek and has lots of scenic beauty en-route. Information […]

Kedar Tal Trek – Uttarakhand – Garhwal

Me and my best friend Deep started from Kolkata for twin trek this year October, 2007, i.e. Kedar Tal and Tapovan. Though we faced lots of snow on the route of Kedar Tal and couldn’t reach upto the lake, but I’ve till now never seen such clear and blue beautiful sky that we saw during […]

Menam La Trek – Weekend Winter Trip to Sikkim

Menam La is a small settlement in Sikkim and has a fabulous one day trek route, called Menam La Trek, which exposes a magnificent view of Mt. Kanchenjunga.