BOOK YOUR NEXT TRIP | 206.378.1927

Yatish Bahuguna

Yatish Bahuguna

Guide: India

A travel and trekking guide for over 20 years, Yatish is a dear friend and one of the most knowledgeable Indiaphiles we have ever met. Whether it be birds, mountain passes or history, Yatish posses encyclopedic understanding and stories to boot. Yatish was born and raised in Pauri, Garhwal – foot hills of the Himalayas and did his Post Graduation from Garhwal University in Indian History. A professional guide since 1983. Yatish has led innumerable, Trek cultural, history, wild life tours and Safaris, throughout the Himalayas and the Indian Subcontinent. He has co-led trips for Scientific Explorer Society of UK, Dr. Lute Jerstad (summiteers of Mt. Everest) and with Sir Gorge Band (UK). Apart from leading trips he has been engaged in various other activities as – research work in Garhwal and Kumoun Himalayas for a trekking guide book ” TREKKING IN INDIAN HIMALAYA’ a Lonely Planet Publication. (Second edition). Yatish leads some of our India cultural tours as well as new trips to Ladakh, Sikkim and the Indian Himalayas.

Recent Projects

“Himalaya with Michael Palin” for the famed BBC series
Assisted and worked as a guide for Mr. Mark Shand for his Book called “River Dog”.
Assisted Mr Hugh Thomson on his book Called “Nanda Devi – Last Sanctuary”
Documentary films – “Queen of Elephants” by Discovery Channel.
“Source of Ganges” by Icon Films for BBC, presenter Mr. William Daryimple and directed by Mr. Hugh Thomson.
India Diary by National Geographic, presenter Mr Mark Shand.

I feel the monasteries of Sikkim are unlike any other.We learned a lot, had a memorable and exotic experience and loved meeting all the people we did! They all worked so hard to make our experience the great time it was, especially Yatish. Thank you for all your advice during the time we were arranging […]

ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

  • Single Wall Tents – Condensation Factories

    Most tent manufacturers these days offer a superlight, two pound (or less!) tent. These tents are simple to setup, occupy a very small footprint, and again – weigh in at about or under two pounds. When choosing a tent, it’s easy to focus on those factors and arrive at the conclusion that a single-walled shelter […]

  • Alpine Start Breakfast

    When summit morning arrives, it’s important to move efficiently through packing, preparation, and last but not least – breakfast! Mike Hawkins talks through a few of the foods we like to eat for quick fuel on alpine start mornings. Whether it’s midnight or 3:00am, these options are our go-to fast breakfasts.  

  • Guide Spotlight: Dawa Yangzum Sherpa

    While Alpine Ascents is fortunate to work with dozens of world-class guides and climbers, we are especially grateful to work with Dawa Yangzum Sherpa. Hailing from Nepal’s Rolwaling Himal, Dawa’s resume includes numerous 8000m ascents (Everest, Cho Oyu, K2), successful entries in high-altitude ultra-marathons, time spent as a climbing ranger on Mount Rainier, and instructorship […]

Partners & Accreditations

Alpine Ascents International is an authorized mountain guide service of Denali National Park and Preserve and Mount Rainier National Park.
© Copyright 2018 All Rights Reserved. Alpine Ascents International