A winter trek is a thing of beauty. More than a recreational activity, it is an emotion. Wander into the forested kingdom of alpine meadows and lofty peaks which don a blanket of virgin snow. Every season has a beautiful story to narrate, one you’d never tire of hearing. Say yes to snowy campsites, semi-frozen lakes cradled by towering cliffs, and essentially, a world that seems like something right out of a fantasy movie! It is also the best way to experience fresh snowfall. Though many treks shut down during winters, there remain a handful of rich winter treks in the Himalayas of which these 5 stand out. Read More.
Trekking works with the underlying principle of minimalism. It asks that you declutter, and let go of the baggage that does nothing but make your already loaded backpack only heavier. Treks challenge you to learn how to manage with only the essentials, doing away with the extra stuff you throw in for those classic ‘but what if’ situations. If all else fails, remember this: your backpack should resemble a survival pack, instead of vacation luggage. Leave behind your fancy leather jackets, extra toiletries, and food. We have often seen trekkers (not just first timers!) struggle with their heavy backpacks, only to realise that more than nearly half the things that they brought were not required. Don’t be that trekker. Here are 8 things you should avoid packing for your treks. Read More.
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