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16 May 2017 15:51
Trekking Shoes Those Salomon's are good too. Merrell probably doesn't have any exclusive retail stores here. But that is true for most good brands, be it boots, apparel or technical equipment. I did have a couple but they are gone. Sorry. :)
28 Apr 2017 05:30
indians summiting everest without supplemental oxy Hi Kunal, One of my acquaintances shared This Link with me. I repeat such lists and records are of no use to me personally; in fact most things "everest" seldom excite me. But ... I promised to check with my friends and one of them reverted with this...
09 Apr 2017 06:36
About myself Hey!! Welcome to the forum. There are a number of posts addressing the same concern. I would advise you to go through them. Hope you find this forum useful. Post 1 Post 2 Post 3 Post 4 The links to the posts I am referring to are listed...
24 Feb 2017 19:04
Guidance needed regarding Basic Mountaineering cou Hi Anil, Welcome to the forum and to the sport. These are very general concerns for someone just delving into adventure sports (mountaineering in particular) and not really "concerns". Since you're already following a training regimen and your post...
03 Feb 2017 05:33
regarding mountaineering as proffession This is not just for Jatin or Yogendra in particular. Anyone intending to take up mountaineering as a profession, might wanna give this a glance. I often talk to this gentleman from New Zealand now settled in Europe (not gonna name names). He was an...
22 Jan 2017 18:27
Equipement shop in Mumbai Hi lujan, I usually refrain from buying Decathlon stuff. But the harnesses they sell are by Simond, a trusted brand based out of Chamonix. Simond harnesses may cost you upwards of 3500. You can get the contact info for Decathlon Mumbai branches from...
 

" Rise early. Fix a time-table to which you must try to keep. One seldom regrets having made an early start, but one always regrets having set off too late; first for reasons of safety-the adage 'it is later than you think' is very true in the mountains-but also because of the strange beauty of the moment: the day comes to replace the night, the peaks gradually lighten, it is the hour of mystery but also of hope. Setting off by lantern-light, witnessing the birth of a new day as one climbs to meet the sun, this is a wonderful experience." - Gaston Rebuffat, from On Snow and Rock, 1959