Guide: India Treks

    Jetandra Singh Rana was born and raised in the verdant foothills of the Garhwal Himalaya.  After growing up in the shadow of Nanda Devi, the crowning glory of the Garhwal, it’s no surprise that he was drawn to adventure recreation after he completed school.   In the past twenty years, he’s guided numerous treks in India and Bhutan, notably the stunning Dagala Lakes Trek.   In additional to trekking, Jetandra is an avid paddler and has spent time exploring the Brahmputra, Subansiri, Tons and Zanskar rivers


    • Baker Botany 101

      by Brooke Warren People often ask if it’s boring to climb the same mountain over and over again. Honestly, it doesn’t get boring, because the route is constantly evolving and it’s amazing to witness the life cycle off the flora and fauna throughout an entire season. While summiting a mountain is a laudable goal, it’s […]

    • Dear Alpine: Foggy Glacier Glasses

      Hey Alpine, My glacier glasses get so foggy when I’m hiking up the Muir snowfield that it’s like my eyeballs are in a sauna.  How can I beat the steam and get my visibility back?   Help! Sincerely, Blinded by the Exertion  *** Hi Blinded, We’ve all been there!   Heavy breathing and eyewear are not a match […]

    • Guide Skills: What’s in the Kit?

      By Trevor Husted As part of our Guide Skills Development Series, this next post focuses on the essential items to include in your first aid kit if you are guiding an alpine climb. Have you taken an opportunity to look into your med kit lately? Perhaps question why something is even in there or maybe […]

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