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Trekking Expedition for Beginners

Humans are inherently adventurous by nature. Since our growing up years, we’ve always have had some mischievous streak that pushes us to take up activities outside the regular comfort zone. Only later when some people start to associate an adventurous spirit with risk-taking, does it become a luxury. However, this is a passion that can be immediately revived with a little spurt of action.

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Best Mountaineering Expeditions in Indian Himalayas in 2017

Are you ready for your mountaineering experience?

Mountaineering is a sport that is not meant for everyone. But those brave-hearts who wish to climb up Indian Himalayas; here we have listed five of the best mountaineering expeditions in India that can make your dream come true this year in 2017.

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Get High with the Thrilling Mountain Expeditions in 2017

Every one of us likes to go on an adventure which is not just exciting, but also soul-stirring and mind numbing. These experiences may be bold, unique and worth experiencing. Mountain climbing is an adventure sport which involves climbing some of the highest mountain peaks. It is a very tough and fun-filled sport that needs strength, metabolism and hardcore determination.

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The Magnificence of Stok Kangri – 6153 Mtr

ABC 1“An adventure is only an inconvenience rightly considered.

An inconvenience is only an adventure wrongly considered.”

-G. K. Chesterton

 The chill in the air might freeze you, but the thrill in your spirit will melt all fears away. Mount Stok Kangri expedition is known to be one of the simpler 6000mt treks in the world. After a hard 5 days trek and some really breath-taking views, there is going to be a sense of fulfillment that will make you forget everything else.

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Perched at a height of 6153 mtrs, StokKangri trek is popular, not so technical yet a demanding foray into high altitude mountaineering.  StokKangri is situated in the Indus Valley of Ladakh region and lies on the Karakorum ranges of the Indian Himalayas, which is the highest peak in the Stok ranges of the Himalaya.The bestmonths to ascend are July to September when it’s usually dry with few rain showers in July and August.

Day 06-Stok Base camp

A classic trek to Stok Kangri can take upto 5-6 days. The trek begins from Stok village which is about 24 kms from Leh district. From the village trek uptil Manikarmo at 4600 mt where you witness barren mountains and wilderness. Matho River Valley is a suitable place for setting up a camp.  Acclimatisation takes a lot of time so it is advised to climb to another height of about 5000mt next day, where you can set up base camp and spend another day for acclimatising and walking up to the advanced base camp to spend some time near the glacier.

Day 09-Way to summit

By fourth day, gear up to start your Stok Kangri summit trek as you pass through rock face, snow trails and catch the views of some of world’s highest peaks like K2. Flag your arrival on the snow clad peak and behold the panoramic views that will take you into a trance, but soon it will be time to return to base camp to spend another night at camp as you celebrate your conquest with your team. Return back with memories, lots of pictures, and a Himalayan adventure you have been looking for.

Day 09-Stok summit

Stok Kangri is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful peaks in Ladakh that gives a real opportunity to climb a 6150mt mountain in less than a week, which is not possible in any other part of the world!If adventure is on your mind, expedition in Ladakh Himalayan belt offers an array of adventure treks and expedition for enthu-mountaineers out there, Mt Nun&Mt Kun to name a few.