Day 5-7, Conclusion of Stok Kangri Expedition

(I thoroughly enjoyed writing this series of posts on Stok Kangri expedition. Gave me an opportunity to reminisce those happy moments) (continued from) The long walk back to the camp ended at around 2:30pm and the hot noodles I was served with helped replenish some energy that was enough to narrate our failed summit attempt to guys in … More Day 5-7, Conclusion of Stok Kangri Expedition

Stok Kangri Expedition – Day 4 – Failed Summit Climb(21000 feet)

(Not many snaps clicked thanks to extreme weather conditions in the night) May 28 2016 (continued from) At around 12:00AM I heard from other tent Madhuri and Lucky discussing how much water each are to carry. Along with Manasa, they were all set to leave base camp with one of the Sherpa. I din’t know what the … More Stok Kangri Expedition – Day 4 – Failed Summit Climb(21000 feet)

Stok Kangri Expedition – Day 3 – Hike to base camp (16400 feet)

May 27 2016 (continued from) The 5kms hike to the base camp was through this trail that was initially not so inclined but eventually got steeper and steeper, until we finally reached this small stretch of plateau at 16400 feet altitude, an ideal place for setting up ones camp. Myself and Achyut tried out these snow … More Stok Kangri Expedition – Day 3 – Hike to base camp (16400 feet)

Stok Kangri Expedition – Day 2 – Acclimatization hike & Mountaineering Clinics

May 26 2016 (continued from) Served with the Oat meal breakfast which to be honest wasn’t really easy to eat, atleast for me, we were left to chill around and enjoy the place in the morning.  The day was spent doing a short acclimatization hike to a peak not that far from Manokarma campsite. It was … More Stok Kangri Expedition – Day 2 – Acclimatization hike & Mountaineering Clinics