I have a confession. I hate snowshoes. The first time I had to put some on this year, I cried. Last year, I tried to turn my downhill ski setup into a backcountry ski setup, but the results were not as great as I had hoped (see the video here).
Month: January 2018
Stok Kangri was on our list of mountains to climb from the first day we started planning our trip to Ladakh. At 6150 m, it is one of Ladakh’s most popular treks, with people coming from all over the world to climb it. It’s sometimes called a “trekking peak” because people with minimal mountaineering experience …
After Markha, we decided it was time to tackle something bigger. We decided on an 8-day trek across the Chantang Plateau, culminating in an attempt of Mentok Kangri (6250 m). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=af7Sj7j9BNA