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January 3, 2015

Meet the oldest female to climb Kilimanjaro at the age of 86 years, 267 days

May 11, 2015

Gunjan Travoge Interview

Today we’ve invited Gunjan Murarka, Founder of Travoge to tell us more about an African safari. Gunjan is an African safari expert, and we are fortunate to have the opportunity to pick his brain, find out a little about him, and learn more about planning a safari trip. So, without further ado, we’ll let Gunjan do the talking.   Hello Gunjan, and welcome to Miyar Blog. We are glad you had time to stop by […]
July 2, 2015
Sammamish mom goes from occasional hiker to summit of Rainier

Sammamish mom goes from occasional hiker to summit of Rainier

Original article posted on www.theeastside.news by David Hayes. Mauli Desai of Sammamish was afraid of being a working mom and housewife who never gets the opportunity to fulfill the dreams or her youth. “She also wanted to challenge herself and set an example for the kids by doing something extraordinary,” said her husband Parthiv. So Mauli aimed high in search of her challenge — 14,410 feet to be precise — and focused on the summit […]
August 7, 2015
Mount Shuksan Cover in Snow

The American Alpine Journal 2014

Miyar Valley, Masala Peak (5,650m), Los Crotos (not to summit); Neverseen Tower (5,750m), Changa Style (not to summit). For 20 days in September, Carloncho Guerra, Aztlan Madio, and I visited the Miyar, intending to climb new rock routes. We took a public bus to the road head and didn’t hire porters, horses, or even a cook for base camp. With bad weather and heavy sacks, it took six days to reach base camp on the […]
August 7, 2015
Climbers Celebrating

Miyar Valley, Himachal Pradesh (India) – Trip Report

Date: 8/30/2013 Trip Report: Sometimes trips come together so well, that I almost weep with joy when I think about it. This is one of those trips.The bug hit me as I was sitting in the Victoria Theater in San Francisco for Reel Rock back in 2012. I was completely mesmerized…I was watching Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk climb Mt. Meru in India. My mind was set, I wanted to go somewhere far […]
February 14, 2016

Miyar Valley, Sanjana Peak (5,937m), southwest ridge; Mt. Sealth (5,968m) east ridge; David’s 62 Nose (4,950m), southwest face, Emerson-Owen Route

India, Himachal Pradesh Climbs And Expeditions Original Author: Tim Halder, AAC. Published at the American Alpine Journal. In August, Sandeep Nain, Jason Schilling, and I headed up the Miyar Valley with two cooks and eight horses, against the flow of shepherds and their flocks moving to the lowlands of Himachal and the Punjab. The incredible scenery was enough to keep our minds off the “Delhi-belly” and low-grade flu bugs we picked up on the way […]