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Lama Lambri Pass trek

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Day 0 - Delhi to AutI've always had certain skills. For better or for worse, spending extended periods of time in isolation is one of them. It doesn't bother me as much as it might for most people.

So I'm off to Aut and then to Banjar and then to Gushaini from where I'll be spoiled for choices on which trek to go to.
GHNP sounds nice, so does Marahni pass, where I couldn't go when I was here last. I could choose to chill at Rolla and go to Shilt hut or maybe try going to Tirth.

This is a first. I'm going to the base village and I have no idea where I'll go from there. To be honest, I don't care as long as I find peace. God knows I need it.


Day 1 - Aut to Banjar to Gushaini to SharchiI reached Gushaini fairly earlier than last time (which was around 2 pm, if I remember correctly). As soon as I deboarded the bus at Aut, I got a bus at around 9 am which dropped me to Banjar by 10:30 am. From there, I boarded another bus to Gushaini which left from Banjar at 1…

Rangthar Meadow trek

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Day 0 - Delhi to Aut
My last trek was Brahmatal in November, I suppose. I had been thinking about finally hiking in Nepal for some time but planning often does not culminate into execution. Especially when it comes to traveling. I suppose that's organic.

For me it was due to leave limitations. I'm after all, a rat in a cage with the delusions of purpose.
No more! This rat had had enough!

Tirthan valley is home to a lot of beginner level treks which can be easily done from April onwards. I have been in touch with a local who informed me of the adverse conditions in the past few weeks. But I just wanted to try my luck nevertheless.

I planned to hike Marahni peak which is at a moderate altitude of 3600m. A lot of trekkers judge a trek by it's altitude. I knew enough to avoid doing that.
Although, I did study the altitude profile and it didn't seem to be much.

The bus left at 9 pm from ISBT. I planned to deboard at Aut, take a shared cab to Tourist information …

An attempt at crossing Charang La

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Day 0 - Delhi to Rampur I was thinking on my way to the bus station, why bother writing about Day 0? It's always just me traveling within Delhi to reach ISBT. But then, I also realized how much my expectations vary vs reality.
Well, not always, sometimes I'm on top of the future and my predictions are accurate.. but.. where's the fun in that.
I have very little information about Charang La. I know it's a pass in Kinnaur region of HP. I know it starts at somewhere near Reckong Peo and ends at Chitkul. I know the Max altitude is 5200m+ That's way less information than I'm used to. I guess I should thank my trek partner for that. He's an experienced campaigner and I trust his judgment. 
I spent a lot of time in getting my backpack together today. Finally bought a sleeping bag, the efficacy of which is a question mark at this point. Ditched the stove too, going for dry food, whether it's the right decision remains to be seen. I'm also feeling unusua…