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Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 14th, 2018, 14:30
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Posted By ks_bluechip
Trek from Tumlingtar to Lukla - May-2018

Recently in May 2018 did another trek in Nepal's Makalu-Barun NP area in Arun Valley. This was a 13-day trek from Tumlingtar to Lukla. The Daywise Itenerary:

07th May --> Arrive in Kathmandu...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 14th, 2018, 14:24
Replies: 5
Views: 1,940
Posted By ks_bluechip
Looking for a thread to post my latest May-2018...

Looking for a thread to post my latest May-2018 Trek"Tumlingtar to Lukla" (see next post below) I found my own old post about proposed Langtang-Gosainkund-Helambu.

That I had done in 2012 and...
Forum: Crossing the Border Dec 15th, 2017, 10:38
Replies: 230
Views: 51,483
Posted By ks_bluechip
After reading through some of my old trek posts...

After reading through some of my old trek posts on this thread ... I must point some of the major changes that have happened over these 10 years.

1) There are many new Teahouses everywhere now!!...
Forum: Crossing the Border Dec 14th, 2017, 19:45
Replies: 230
Views: 51,483
Posted By ks_bluechip
Kalapathar via Kongmala ... Nov-2017

I remember my great excitement and active postings on this thread, when I did EBC/Kalapathar in Sept-2007. Was equally excited to do this trek to Kalapathar. Was planning it as a 3-Pass trek; but...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Oct 14th, 2017, 15:15
Replies: 89
Views: 24,451
Posted By ks_bluechip
SK .. read original post from 2007. Looks to be a...

SK .. read original post from 2007. Looks to be a good trek! Never been to that area. Maybe will do in 2018 :)
Forum: Crossing the Border Jan 4th, 2017, 14:18
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Views: 1,531
Posted By ks_bluechip
Mohare, Khopra, Muldhai & Annapurna Base Camp Trek in Nepal in Dec-2016

Even though December is considered winter and too cold to do a High-Altitude trek .. I dared to try this .. and it proved to be an awesome trek with stunning views and clear skies through-out the...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Nov 20th, 2016, 02:05
Replies: 349
Views: 185,830
Posted By ks_bluechip
Yes, I think the trek can be done in Nov-Dec. I...

Yes, I think the trek can be done in Nov-Dec. I was told by Tea-house owners that there are trekkers there in Nov-Dec. Camping treks would certainly be possible. Most locals come down to Munsiary by...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Nov 19th, 2016, 20:09
Replies: 40
Views: 5,465
Posted By ks_bluechip
Recently (in Oct-2017) I ended up doing the...

Recently (in Oct-2017) I ended up doing the Milam-trek again (in an unplanned manner) ... but did not go to Nanda Devi East Base Camp.

The Milam trek trail has changed quite a bit after the 2013...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Nov 19th, 2016, 19:57
Replies: 349
Views: 185,830
Posted By ks_bluechip
I remembered this old (and awesome) 2004 Milam...

I remembered this old (and awesome) 2004 Milam Trek Thread; that I used extensively when I did this trek first in May-2007.

Recently (in Oct-2016) I ended up doing this trek again (though in an...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jul 17th, 2016, 12:05
Replies: 115
Views: 16,984
Posted By ks_bluechip
Hi Suman, Sorry, my memory is 'wiped out'...

Hi Suman,

Sorry, my memory is 'wiped out' (due old age) .. so can't send any details. If I am to say anything, I will have to read my old blog and repeat; so better you read it yourself here:...
Forum: IndiaMike Meetups Jul 14th, 2016, 12:03
Replies: 1,798
Views: 220,710
Posted By ks_bluechip
. Actually, I am more interested in the...

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Actually, I am more interested in the yakkity-yak (on latest adventures of everyone attending) that goes on well with mouths' stuffed with Mysore cafe eat-ups. :) ...

I was getting ready to...
Forum: IndiaMike Meetups Jul 13th, 2016, 15:15
Replies: 1,798
Views: 220,710
Posted By ks_bluechip
Oh .. so disappointing ... was looking forward to...

Oh .. so disappointing ... was looking forward to rasam-vada, neer-dosa, +1 & coffee ...
Forum: IndiaMike Meetups Jun 30th, 2016, 12:03
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Views: 220,710
Posted By ks_bluechip
15th July ok with me

15th July ok with me
Forum: IndiaMike Meetups Jun 29th, 2016, 11:41
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Views: 220,710
Posted By ks_bluechip
I like the meet-up idea (esp Mysore Cafe Venue)....

I like the meet-up idea (esp Mysore Cafe Venue). I am in town and available to attend any of the next 3 Fridays.
Forum: Trekking Photologues Jun 14th, 2016, 19:58
Replies: 217
Views: 53,637
Posted By ks_bluechip
Yes, nice guy Rajesh (Bharat Lodge, Agoda) ......

Yes, nice guy Rajesh (Bharat Lodge, Agoda) ... was our Guide during Dodital & Dayera trek. The guy who is 2nd from Right, in the current banner-pic on my Blog! :)
Forum: Uttarakhand Apr 29th, 2016, 19:55
Replies: 351
Views: 224,056
Posted By ks_bluechip
Ok wow! Must be good news for locals who live up...

Ok wow! Must be good news for locals who live up the valley during summer.
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Nov 20th, 2015, 06:49
Replies: 11
Views: 4,420
Posted By ks_bluechip
Trek Route path

These two Google Images show our trek route to Kanchenjunga Base camps South and North ... The Placemarks are number as per Trek Day nos per place of nighthalts (e.g. 12nh):

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Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Nov 19th, 2015, 03:58
Replies: 11
Views: 4,420
Posted By ks_bluechip
The Kanchenjunga Collection (of day-wise Trek...

The Kanchenjunga Collection (of day-wise Trek pictures):

https://www.flickr.com/photos/ks_bluechip/collections/72157660433489169/
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Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Nov 15th, 2015, 13:40
Replies: 11
Views: 4,420
Posted By ks_bluechip
Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek in Nepal

Did this Kanchenjunga Trek (in Nepal) as a 22-Day Trek from 15th Oct to 5th Nov 2015 (per below Itinerary)

Kanchenjunga Trek - first South Base Camp (Oktang) and then North Base Camp (till Lhonak)...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 23rd, 2015, 11:59
Replies: 1,021
Views: 302,251
Posted By ks_bluechip
Bandarpoonch Range as seen from the ridge above...

Bandarpoonch Range as seen from the ridge above Suru-Thatch (during Dodital Dayara Trek):

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/517/18328032180_b9cb78fb30_b.jpg
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 23rd, 2015, 11:54
Replies: 16
Views: 5,189
Posted By ks_bluechip
Just noticed the Google Image in Post #11 is no...

Just noticed the Google Image in Post #11 is no longer visible. Don't know why?

Anyway reposting that image:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/371/18562781269_d17c1b360e_b.jpg
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Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 16th, 2015, 19:08
Replies: 16
Views: 5,189
Posted By ks_bluechip
My blog has been updated for this Trek here:...

My blog has been updated for this Trek here: Dodital-Dayara Trek (https://sites.google.com/site/suhanasafarbyks/60-dodital-dayera)
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Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 13th, 2015, 11:50
Replies: 10
Views: 6,085
Posted By ks_bluechip
Here you go: Bandarpoonch range from ridge...

Here you go:

Bandarpoonch range from ridge above Suru-Thatch (& above Dayara Bugyal):
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/539/17895047283_c70257b7a9_c.jpg

Zoomed-In look of Bandarpoonch Main (L) &...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 9th, 2015, 20:52
Replies: 16
Views: 5,189
Posted By ks_bluechip
After the Trek, I corrected our Trek "Placemarks"...

After the Trek, I corrected our Trek "Placemarks" on Google Earth. The below Image shows them. Our route was in the number sequence of Placemarks shown.

Some of them Placemarks are approx...
Forum: Trekking and Mountaineering in India Jun 8th, 2015, 15:24
Replies: 16
Views: 5,189
Posted By ks_bluechip
Thanks Somnath. It was 3Hrs-15min walk from...

Thanks Somnath. It was 3Hrs-15min walk from Sangam-Chatti to Agora.

Though the story part is not updated in the Blog as yet, the Itinerary & Schedule part is THERE...
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