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Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 29th, 2013, 00:40
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Posted By recklessrock
Balaclava is a glorified monkey cap.

Balaclava is a glorified monkey cap.
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 29th, 2013, 00:19
Replies: 43
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Posted By recklessrock
Some more pics

Few more pics

http://www.indiamike.com/files/images/97/67/31/chowkhambha-base-camp.jpg

Chowkhambha Base Camp. Chowkhambha peak cant be seen from here. But the views of Neelkanth, Parvati and...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 28th, 2013, 23:11
Replies: 43
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Posted By recklessrock
hi citymonk Thanks for the appreciation. ...

hi citymonk

Thanks for the appreciation.
None of us are wearing any oxygen masks. so there are no Oxygen cylinders anywhere. Most of us are wearing the hood of the jacket and balaclava. At...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 25th, 2013, 23:17
Replies: 43
Views: 2,120
Posted By recklessrock
Well thanks again to both of you. Now that you...

Well thanks again to both of you. Now that you have shown me 'how to' i shall upload a few more in some time :)
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 25th, 2013, 23:11
Replies: 43
Views: 2,120
Posted By recklessrock
Thanks a ton for helping me out buddy. I am bit...

Thanks a ton for helping me out buddy. I am bit of a technological retard :)
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 25th, 2013, 22:58
Replies: 43
Views: 2,120
Posted By recklessrock
ya...i reduced it to a few kbs. Check post 26....

ya...i reduced it to a few kbs. Check post 26. The image is showing as question mark!
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 25th, 2013, 22:44
Replies: 43
Views: 2,120
Posted By recklessrock
Ya i zoomed in a bit. The rocks that you can see...

Ya i zoomed in a bit. The rocks that you can see is right side of the Col and it is touching the rock walls of Mount Janukut. We got a natural anchor and fixed the rope on these boulders. The left...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 25th, 2013, 22:41
Replies: 43
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Posted By recklessrock
i tried dude....it's not happening!

i tried dude....it's not happening!
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 25th, 2013, 21:09
Replies: 43
Views: 2,120
Posted By recklessrock
The snapshot of the team on top of ChowKhambha...

The snapshot of the team on top of ChowKhambha Col at 6053 m

http://www.indiamike.com/files/images/74/67/31/chowkhambha-col.jpg

...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 25th, 2013, 21:07
Replies: 43
Views: 2,120
Posted By recklessrock
Thanks a ton Sidch and nadreg for helping me out...

Thanks a ton Sidch and nadreg for helping me out with the uploading. The file size was massive. Now wonder there was an error!
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 25th, 2013, 17:11
Replies: 43
Views: 2,120
Posted By recklessrock
Thanks for the reply Sich and rajat surrey. i...

Thanks for the reply Sich and rajat surrey. i tried the instructions given below. The moment i am clicking submit, the page shows an error message.
Lemme try with picasa.
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 24th, 2013, 19:46
Replies: 7
Views: 1,010
Posted By recklessrock
hi arup dey, If you have any friend or...

hi arup dey,

If you have any friend or relative living in USA, get your sleeping bag from there. It will cost as much you are willing to shell out for the quecha. There is an excellent sale going...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 24th, 2013, 19:32
Replies: 43
Views: 2,120
Posted By recklessrock
Well rajatsurey....how do i post the picture?

Well rajatsurey....how do i post the picture?
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 24th, 2013, 12:53
Replies: 43
Views: 2,120
Posted By recklessrock
Here's a snapshot of the team on top of...

Here's a snapshot of the team on top of Chowkhambha Col

/Users/Ritabrata/Desktop/team1.jpg

Members (Left to right) Debabrata Mukherjee, Partha Moullik, Biman Biswas (green Jacket), Biplav...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 22nd, 2013, 00:08
Replies: 32
Views: 3,738
Posted By recklessrock
After the disaster that stuck Uttrakhand, the...

After the disaster that stuck Uttrakhand, the latest news is that a big group of trekkers from Pune with guide Pradeep Panwar, are stuck at Kalindi Khal. There is no news of their whereabouts. ...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 17th, 2013, 12:35
Replies: 102
Views: 10,325
Posted By recklessrock
Hi nandini, EBC is a very safe trek and you...

Hi nandini,

EBC is a very safe trek and you can do it completely on your own, without any trekking partner, porter or guide. The whole route is properly charted out and there are teahouses...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 17th, 2013, 12:09
Replies: 43
Views: 2,120
Posted By recklessrock
few facts

Thanks again satyha, ashyawhin, writerblock and rajatsurey.

Now that most of the members are home (except for Debabrata, who is in Ladakh trying to climb the Zara group of peaks), stuffing junk to...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 16th, 2013, 00:33
Replies: 43
Views: 2,120
Posted By recklessrock
Thanks for the words of appreciation people. It's...

Thanks for the words of appreciation people. It's a big pat on the back
To view the pics just log on to facebook from your account.

@rajatsurey - Sir to us this piece of cake was pretty tough...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 15th, 2013, 18:39
Replies: 43
Views: 2,120
Posted By recklessrock
New route - 1st time crossing of Badrinath to Gangotri via Chowkhambha Col, 6053 m

The Pilgrimage

At 6053 m...
The last few steps was merely a slog. Ice axe firmly planted in the snow, step after step following the trail and a gentle push. When I pulled over the lip, I looked...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 15th, 2013, 18:34
Replies: 1
Views: 815
Posted By recklessrock
Trip Report - 1st time crossing of Badrinath to Gangotri via Chowkhambha Col (6053m)

http://www.indiamike.com/india/trekking-and-mountaineering-in-india-f89/new-route-1st-time-crossing-of-badrinath-to-gangotri-via-chowkhambha-col-6053-m-t197967/
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 15th, 2013, 08:54
Replies: 1
Views: 556
Posted By recklessrock
Hi Saik, For Satopanth Tal, you can contact...

Hi Saik,
For Satopanth Tal, you can contact Tarinder Singh (Taru) of Joshimath at these numbers 0941212011, 09568396966.
He runs an adventure company called Spice adventures. He can provide you...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 12th, 2013, 12:37
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By recklessrock
Congratulations on your climb. The pictures are...

Congratulations on your climb. The pictures are stunning.
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 6th, 2013, 20:46
Replies: 14
Views: 2,318
Posted By recklessrock
I have a Primus multifuel. And it's an absolulte...

I have a Primus multifuel. And it's an absolulte rockstar. It runs on petrol, kerosene, diesel. The burner can be attached to a butane gas canister too. Have been using it for most of my treks.
I...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 5th, 2013, 00:49
Replies: 1
Views: 815
Posted By recklessrock
The Pilgrimage - Badrinath to Gangotri via Chowkhambha Col

Here's a route which was half done one hundred & one (101) years back by the Legendary Mountaineer C. F. Meade. He had reached the Chowkhambha Col, 6053m from the Bhagirathi Kharak side (Badrinath)....
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Apr 14th, 2013, 00:45
Replies: 10
Views: 1,214
Posted By recklessrock
Dear Captain, Your suggestion is bang on....

Dear Captain,

Your suggestion is bang on. If the team can push till Monjo on the first day, nothing like it. The slog to Namche will be considerably less. But one has to be lucky enough to get...
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