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By- anilkagi
19 Feb 2017 04:56
Guidance needed regarding Basic Mountaineering cou Hello everybody, I am new to the forum and also new to Mountaineering. I had once gone on a very short trekking course in the forest of Dandeli of about 5 Kms. :) Besides that I do not have any experience in this regard. I am taking the Basic...
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...
By- himank
22 Jan 2017 08:57
Smart Belay Locking Lanyard nm... I have sent you a mail. But this is weird. PM works AFAIK
21 Jan 2017 09:29
regarding treking shoes and rucksack Hi Jatin, Snow trekking is a very vague term. If it's trekking/hiking then considering the fact that most Indians are on a budget, Quechua makes number of shoes and sacks for hiking. Personally I steer clear of Quechua/Decathlon articles. But if budget...
20 Jan 2017 13:32
where to start and what to do?? No worries. You're welcome. A note on big name brands. You're mostly paying for the brand name. Which is why smaller family run European brands are sometimes a good bet because there is a lot of passion that goes into making the gear, apparel, footwear...
 

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