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28 Nov 2016 12:36
where to start and what to do?? Well Petzl, Black Diamond, DMM, Grivel, C.A.M.P etc make excellent hardware. Rab, Millet, Marmot, Mammut, Red Fox, Arcteryx etc make great apparel. Sportiva, Scarpa, Asolo, Garmont, Mammut, Millet, Zamberlan etc make great boots. Hope this...
19 Nov 2016 21:00
Information For non Hindi readers.. The point being made to Amit is that if he wants to climb Everest with his missus, then it is immaterial how many couples have done it before them. In any case the stats might be skewed or inaccurate. As for the training...
26 Sep 2016 05:41
aspiring mountaineer Well in that case Welcome to the family. :p HMI, NIM, JIM and DMAS etc are all equipped to impart the skills required to do a mountaineering expedition. Especially in the Himalayas. NIM is way ahead in my opinion as far as infrastructure and course...
20 Sep 2016 07:51
Deadliest Mountains Seriously? Everest has been climbed by pregnant women, blind, lame, maimed people. Little kids. Octogenarians. And countless novices with no mountaineeeing experience whatsoever, from thousands of cities in India and around the world in a ridiculous...
20 Sep 2016 07:37
High altitude trekking Its really a question of how prepared and how confident one is. Some people will do a relatively easy trip in a group, others will climb something seriously technical all alone. So it's really a question of how equipped you believe you are. If youre good,...
20 Sep 2016 06:16
7000m under 50k? Ravi, I have been doing solo climbs and commercial expeditions with paying clients for a while now. All sorts of stuff, be it mountaineering, Alpine ascents, ski mountaineering, back country skiing etc. You can join an agency for even less than 50k....
 

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