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River crossing & Back to NIMAS Campus -Part 6

I left the Meerathang campsite with heavy heart. By the time I started my trek back, I was used to weight and walking. I enjoyed the scenic view around me more. We directly reached back Mago on the same day we started from Meerathang. Post that we reached New Melling next day.  We had Rock climbing test next day. You… Continue reading River crossing & Back to NIMAS Campus -Part 6

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Trek to Mago –Jithang – Meerathang — Part 4

I suggest reading first three parts before reading this. By now you would have got used to carrying weight a bit. But it's not over. Now endurance plays a role. If you feel your bag weighs heavy, New Melling is your last option to dump all extra luggage. Be prepared, it's one of the longest… Continue reading Trek to Mago –Jithang – Meerathang — Part 4

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Campus to New Melling trek and details on rock climbing practices – NIMAS – PART 3

Suggest reading part1 and 2 of it before reading this part. This part will shed more light on rock-climbing practice, trek and stay in New Melling. Read Part 1 here :Basic Mountaineering Course – NIMAS Part 2: BMC- NIMAS – 1st week in NIMAS Campus I'm stressing on the point here, PACK SENSIBALLY.  Don’t pack with… Continue reading Campus to New Melling trek and details on rock climbing practices – NIMAS – PART 3

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BMC- NIMAS – 1st week in NIMAS Campus

I suggest reading Part1 of this, before reading more about this. Read Part 1 Here - https://meander23.com/2020/09/08/basic-mountaineering-course-nimas/ I was excited and scared about this course at the same time. I had my own doubts on completing the course. I prepared myself for 10 months, yet, I knew my preparations weren't enough. I had mentally made… Continue reading BMC- NIMAS – 1st week in NIMAS Campus

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Basic Mountaineering Course – NIMAS

Are you a Trekker/hiker? Planning to upscale that to Mountaineering? Planning for a Basic Mountaineering Course (BMC) in India? This post is about my experience in NIMAS. I finished my course in Aug – Sept 2018. As several people asked me to write down the details, I'm jotting down my experience here.  Topics Covered  Institutes… Continue reading Basic Mountaineering Course – NIMAS

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A day in BMC – Basic Mountaineering Course – NIMAS- Arunachal

Hiking through the remote terrains - My Hike to Mago  – Arunachal   I visited few districts of Arunachal for the first time in 2016 and fell in love with the forests, mountains and water to the core. The trek I did in Arunachal for the first time became the most memorable part of my life. … Continue reading A day in BMC – Basic Mountaineering Course – NIMAS- Arunachal