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

  • Staying Hydrated in the Backcountry

    Sometimes the harsh environment encountered in mountaineering can make even the simplest tasks difficult. Staying hydrated is a perfect example – something that is among the most banal of tasks in the lowcountry can become exceedingly complicated in a cold, snowy environment. When all available water is locked up in solid form as snow or […]

  • webbing, anchor, water knot

    KNOTS AND HITCHES: THE WATER KNOT

    The following is the fifth in a series of “how-to” videos on the major knots and hitches used in the mountains. Stay tuned for more videos on knots like the bowline and ring bend, and hitches like the Klemheist and Prusik! The water knot is a simple knot used to tie two ends of webbing […]

  • Knots and Hitches: The Figure 8 Follow Through

    The following is the fifth in a series of “how-to” videos on the major knots and hitches we use in the mountains. Stay tuned for more videos on knots like the bowline, ring bend- and hitches like the Klemheist & Prusik! The Figure 8 follow through is a standard knot used for many different purposes […]

Partners & Accreditations

Alpine Ascents International is an authorized mountain guide service of Denali National Park and Preserve and Mount Rainier National Park.
Copyright © 2017 Alpine Ascents International. All rights reserved.