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Prepare for a trek in The Himalayas

Hampta Pass Trek

How to prepare for a trek in The Himalayas

If you’ve never trek in the Himalayas or high altitude, you will soon be introduced to a part of world like no other. A great challenge comes along with the dramatic scenery and culture that any trek in the Himalayas provides. Everest Base Camp, Tea House trek of Nepal, Hampta Pass, Chandra TaalRoopkund Trek, Stok Kangri Trek or any other trek in the Himalayas will provide with a different experience.

Proper physical conditioning is absolutely essential to reaching your goals of the summit or highest pass—while enjoying every step. Dedication is the key element in conditioning for your trek in the Himalayas. Though we all have busy lives, you must find time to be committed to a daily personal training regimen. The goal is to create a workout program that gets you in top shape at the date…

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Hampta Trek Seasons’s First Batch

Hampta Pass Trek

Rendezvous with  Team Renok

 Hampta Pass trek date is set and team is set but change at the last moment. We were settled in Old Manali hotel and last day decided that I will be leading the second batch (Balaji, Ani, Puru, Janesh, Rashimi & Rajesh) of Hampta pass trek. Till now Rohan was the one man contact from Renok Adventures and Balaji from our guest side form the team of four. While we were getting for the 7 day trek (Hampta Pass and Hampta Circle) we communicated it to Balaji and first time we had a conversation. I am quite comfortable speaking to Madrasi’s (In north India every from south is madrasi – LOL) thanks to my FMS days.

 Adventure Begins

We were late!!  Balaji’s bus arrived late, we were struck in traffic from old Manali to New Manali, We did last minute shopping….etc.  And of course if…

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Hampta Pass Trek Diary by Sanjit

Hampta Pass Trek

The Hampta Pass trek is ideal for first-time trekkers as it packs in everything from dark pine forests, open meadows, glacial valleys and an adventurous of a lifetime.

The last time I read about them was in dreary textbooks in school, not quite properly assessing the sheer enormity of their presence. It was only recently that everything fell into perspective.

So off we went, into the wilderness of one of the most intimidating yet calming mountain ranges of all time, to witness for ourselves what it would be to be in a place of absolute calm and peace. Our journey commenced from Manali to Prini by road. Then onwards, by foot to Chikha.

As anticipated, the conditions, even for a fit person, were hard-hitting. Sleeping in tents, crossing ice cold rivers and navigating the dense forests were just the beginning of the adventure that lay ahead. When one night, while…

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All About SEO on WordPress.com

Every Blogger should read !!

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We get a lot of questions about SEO here on WordPress.com, and no wonder — you work hard on your site and want to get the word out! SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. SEO recommendations are intended to help your site rank higher and more accurately in search engines, like Google. Say you write a blog about sailboats. When someone Googles “sailboats,” how many pages of results do they have to scroll through before they see a link to your blog? The goal behind having good SEO is to increase your website’s SERP (Search Engine Results Page) ranking.

Ideally, you want your link to be on the first page of results. The best ways to accomplish this are:

  • consistently publish useful, original posts about sailboats; and
  • promote your blog in intelligent ways to people who are looking for information about your topic.

The more traffic your blog receives for sailboat-related searches, the…

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