TRAVEL Responsibly and Sustainably!

TRAVEL Responsibly and Sustainably!

A lot has changed over the recent years, travelling has become more accessible, flights are cheaper than ever before and Instagram has changed the view of the world.   In the age of over tourism and in the midst of a climate crisis, responsible tourism

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Sunrise treks around Bangalore

Uttaribetta One of the best hikes around Bangalore, the Uttari Betta is a 5 kms trek across a spectacular lush green landscape which offers a quite unique scenic views similar to western ghats.  The trek starts from a small village, entering the fort wall and

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5 Absolutely necessary things to carry on a trek!

5 Absolutely necessary things to carry on a trek!

What should I pack for a multi-day trek? What is too much? And what is too little? How am I going to carry it all? Should I go for the most expensive gear or would roadside merchandise serve the same purpose?   These are some

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Mountains are calling!!

Mountains are calling!!

It’s been a while since i started this journey with the Bangalore Mountaineering Club. I was always a fan of travelling and adventure, so here’s my story when the mountains called out to me! The road was tough. Or was there even a road?? Boulders

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Trek insurance – 5 reasons why you need it

Trek insurance – 5 reasons why you need it

Are you planning a long camping trip or a vacation? Tickets booked, accommodation sorted, travel itinerary ready, luggage packed, and everything set for the trip right? Are you sure, that you are not missing out on something? Something very important, but often ignore? Yes, your

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Forest Fire

Forest Fire

With the advent of the dry season in India news reports about forest fires will be a common feature in the media. Forest fires are the scourge of forests and wildlife worldwide. Reports from the Ministry of Environment and Forests state that forest fires affect

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Trek to Success

Trek to Success

Trekking a mountain or an uphill rock amidst waterfalls, lush green forests, and variety of fauna is an amazing experience for your mind, body, and soul. The discipline of mind and a focus to achieve your goal altogether gives you a roller-coaster experience. Adding to

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The Seven Summits of the World

The Seven Summits of the World

Mountaineering is an experience for every trekker to discover both inward and outward pleasures of life. However, climbing seven summits across the seven continents of the world is a challenge and very few make it. Today let us understand, what makes trekking these summits a

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A tribute to Jim Bridwell

A tribute to Jim Bridwell

A man ever known for rugged looks with a macho mustache in bell bottoms attire is Jim Bridwell, an American rock climber, and mountaineer. One particular photograph that immediately flashes in your mind at his thought is where Jim, Billy Westbay, and John Long pose

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Bloody Heisenberg

Bloody Heisenberg

Our group had all slept. The trek, although short, had most of them worn out as the circumstances were so. Prasanna and I were the only two remaining. The cool summer evening on the mountains, clubbed with the campfire made it comfortable to sleep outdoors.

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