Calculated risks - hiking through a Himalayan snowstorm (a photo gallery)

Calculated risks - hiking through a Himalayan snowstorm (a photo gallery)

 

Does blistering cold and foul winter weather mean staying indoor next to a roaring fire and drinking warm chocolate? Apparently not for us at team inditramp. Our weatherman (accuweather) had predicted a snowstorm in the higher reaches the next day and we figured that staying indoors would be too easy. So The previous evening we finalised our day walking route i.e. around Chorgala meadow (read more about this trek) and proceeded to load “base camp 1” a.k.a our faithful four wheel drive with gear. Here’s a photo-log of what happened the next day.

 

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An introduction to independent trekking

An introduction to independent trekking

Tip #5 - Using clouds to predict weather patterns in the Himalayas

Tip #5 - Using clouds to predict weather patterns in the Himalayas