Fatigue, self-doubt, and muscle pulls catch up with Ameen Shaikh, as he trudges through a difficult third day on the Bhabha Pin Valley trek.
Ameen Shaikh enjoys an easy day of walking, taking in soothing sights of beautiful meadows, being fascinated by a valley leading to a rarely visited Shakarog Khango, even as a subterranean river eludes him on the way to Kara campsite on Day 2 of the Bhabha Pin Valley trek.
Rocky mountain ridges, crossing log-bridges, walking in a drizzle, catching up with a group of Mumbai trekkers, candle-light dinner in the wilderness, a clear night sky full of stars… Ameen Shaikh has an eventful first day on the Bhabha Pin Valley trek.
Ameen Shaikh fights doubt, uncertainty, and fear, as he prepares and acclimatises for his first long distance, high altitude trek at the ripe age of 34. These are notes from his preparation for The Mountain Walker Bhabha-Pin Valley Trek in September 2016.
During our Bhabha Pin Trek in late September this year, I witnessed something for the first time in my travels in the Himalayas – a stream that could be heard loud and clear, […]