In October 2011, climbers Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk made a first ascent of a 4000 foot granite wall called Shark’s Fin at 6310m on the Meru Central in the heart of India’s Garhwal Himalaya. This was a … Continue reading Climbing Meru with Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk
Himali Singh Soin writes a meditative piece on the idea of home. Originally written in August 2014 for Jetwings Magazine. Newborn, I open my eyes to the bright light of the world, the ceiling split open and spilled the sky, … Continue reading Travelling Home – When We Wander, Are We Lost?
THE SEASON TO SCALE NEW HEIGHTS: It sounds like the name of India’s satellite launch vehicle. But it’s actually a mountain. And a formidable one at that. Dubbed one of the great challenges of the Garhwal, Swargarohini is located in … Continue reading On the Wild Side – Part III