Category Archives: Mountaineering

Trek to Sarasgad

It had been some time since the Trek to Tikona, and it was time for another trek. I had some discussions with Pradeep, Vikrant and Shardul, and we zeroed in on going to Sarasgad. Sarasgad is a small hill fort, … Continue reading

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A memorable weekend at Garudmachi

(Warning: Long post) A few weeks ago, chopper aka Vasudeo Gharpure was in India, and Vasant Vasant Limaye aka Balya had organized a get together at his residence in Pune. Many of us could meet there and we had a … Continue reading

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Another accident in Nepal…

A news in today’s TOI said 10 Indian tourists killed in in Nepal plane crash. The plane was a sight seeing plane that took the passengers to see the mighty Himalayas from the sky. The probable cause for the crash … Continue reading

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When I carried a man on my back!

Here is another story from Himankan 82. After I wrote the story about setting up the Lidderwat camp, a lot of other memories started coming back. Another memory that I have is related to  Girish Dravid suffering from Tendinites. Girish … Continue reading

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