What’s the use of a fine house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on?
- Henry David Thoreau
Arjun Vajpai was at the Advance Base Camp of Makalu when the earthquake struck.
Though there were no deaths on this mountain, the jolt and avalanches were enough to call off the season's climb. (more…)
Twenty one year old Arjun Vajpai hopes to summit Makalu this year after two consecutive failed attempts including the time when he fell short of rope just 100 m from the top. .
Their aim was to be the youngest to climb the world's 5th highest peak.
Patil and Vajpai are on their 2nd expedition to climb the fifth highest peak this year.