In an alpine-style journey for the ages, Peter Van Geit has just embarked on a 2,500 km self-supported journey across 100+ Himalayan high passes in Himachal, Ladakh, and Uttarakhand.
India's adventure tourism leaders are fighting back against the High Court's blanket ban on alpine trekking in the Uttarakhand.
Trekking and outdoor recreation in India need quality standards, regulation and oversight, not bans. .
From unreported deaths, to unsustainable human activity and environmental degradation. India's national heritage is at stake.
Rafting has vastly boosted the local economy. The government didn’t provide these jobs, but has benefited from them. If not thankful, the state could have been a little mindful.
This is the story of a man's earnest attempt to improve the life of a remote village in the upper Garhwal region of North India; a story of responsible tourism in Kalap. .