Guidance

Guidance

 

  • Climbers are reminded that there is a 15kg limit on personal luggage for all climbs.
  • We provide 5% off for army and other defense personnel all around the world.
  • We provide trekking leaders and guides (male as well as female) who speak fluent English and Hindi both.
  • All communal equipment such as tents, medicine kit etc. will be provided by the climb teams. 
  • Cameras, whether video or film, needed to be protected against the severe cold either in a warm pouch or the interior pockets of your clothing. Do not keep your camera in your backpack at higher elevations. 
  • We do not provide donkeys or porters to carry luggage.
  • No insurance is provided during the trek.
  • Please use toilets wherever possible to avoid spoiling the campsites.
  • When between camps, please carry your daily personal rubbish to the next camp.
  • Avoid polluting streams at camps, especially with toilet waste and washing water.
  • Remember - "Take nothing but photographs, leave nothing but footprints". So keep the mountains clean and green.
  • We provide Chlorine tablets. Though Himalayan Stream Water is safe to drink.
  • Aspirins and Paracetamols are highly recommended for headaches and because they also thin the blood that will help improving circulation & oxygen delivery to the body.  Strong painkillers are not recommended as they can suppress respiration.
  • Personal expense of any kind will not be entertained.
  • Please do not carry junk food with you.
  • No Drugs Allowed

 

Personal Equipment Required

 

  • A good sturdy pair of shoes and a backpack with plastic or water-proof lining.
  • Comfortable, lightweight clothing.
  • Sunglasses or goggles.
  • Woollen hat for warmth.
  • Pocket knife.
  • Torch.
  • Scarf or bandana.
  • Lip balm.
  • Ear plugs. (Optional)
  • Spare contact lenses or glasses.
  • Thermal innerwear.
  • Extra polythene bags.
  • A whistle.
  • Reading materials, Games, Cards. (Optional)
  • Towel especially lightweight quick-dry type.
  • Track pants with more pockets. Carry around 2-3 pants. Avoid jeans.
  • Waterproof jackets and gloves.
  • A raincoat since the weather can be unpredictable sometimes. (Optional)
  • Identification proof like Passport, Driving license, Aadhar card etc.
  • 1 Passport size photograph.