WITH the famous Nanda Devi
Raj Jat ( yatra) slated to begin later this month, experts have identified three danger zones along the trek route.
With one half enclosed by the riveting line-up of Himalayan peaks such as Nanda Devi
, Trishul, Kedar and Panchchuli, and the other by hills of conifer and rhododendron, Ranikhet seems so blissfully created by God and then the British, who sparingly filled it with cottages and churches.
PREVIOUS SPREAD AND BELOW: Harold William 'Bill' Tilman, aged 38, on Nanda Devi
, India, 1936, and later--in his late 50s--on board Mischief.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 3 (ANI): Indo-Tibetan Border Police's (ITBP) mission- 'Daredevils' ended after bodies of seven out of eight missing mountaineers who were on a mission to climb Nanda Devi
peak, were airlifted to Munsyari and further to Pithoragarh on July 3 with the help of Indian Air Force, said ITBP on Wednesday.
It had, in any case, been set up through the recommendations of British advisers in the 1960s, and had liaised with the US in matters related to China, such as the infamous Nanda Devi
However, I wasn't here to track big cats, but to investigate a new rural-tourism project centred on Binsar, one of the loftiest hills among the many that ripple north from Naini Tal to the massive ramparts of 7,816-metre Nanda Devi
Summary: Chamoli (Uttarakhand) [India], July 2 (ANI): The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on Tuesday carried out a tough task to bring down the bodies of seven mountaineers from a height of 18,900 feet to the Nanda Devi
Base Camp 2 at 17,000 feet.
The group, thought to comprise four Britons - including Scottish expedition leader Martin Moran - two Americans, one Australian and an Indian liaison officer, disappeared on May 26 in the Nanda Devi
region of the Himalayas after an avalanche.
Learning from that experience, Reliance Foundation and Uttarakhand's Nanda Devi
Institute of Adventure Sports have joined hands to train 20 youths of Rudraprayag in ' search and rescue' operations.
Its roots actually go much deeper, drawing on Bill Tilman's 1937 account of climbing Nanda Devi
for its inspiration.
"Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) rescue team has successfully recovered bodies of seven mountaineers, who were hit by an avalanche near Nanda Devi
THE famous Nanda Devi
Raj Jat ( yatra), which is held once every 12 years in Uttarakhand, is likely to be postponed this year.