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May 11, 2015
African Lion

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 […]
November 15, 2021
Ice climber swinging ice tool into water ice pillar

How to Choose Crampons

Choosing a pair of crampons can be more involved than you might imagine Not only do you need to consider what type of terrain you will be clomping up, but also what type of boots you will be wearing.  These two variables determine your crampon choice and the attachment system for your crampons.  In the following in-depth article, I will hit on how to choose crampons in relation to both of these topics.  Let’s dive-in. […]
May 7, 2016
Local man guides trips around the world

Local man guides trips around the world

Posted on 03 Feb 2015 06:14 | Written by Emily Hamann | The Woodinville Weekly How many people daydream about quitting their desk jobs and traveling the world? One Woodinville man took that fantasy a step farther  — he actually did it. Last year Sandeep Nain quit his job as a software development manager at Expedia and started a business taking people on hiking and mountaineering tours. Sandeep Nain stops at Camp Muir while climbing […]
November 14, 2016
Redmond Mayor John Marchione cuts the ribbon at Miyar Adventures’ opening this month.

Miyar Adventures climbs into Redmond

Original article posted on: Redmond Reporter. Miyar Adventures, the Redmond-based guiding company that offers climbs on a number of United States and international mountain routes, recently opened an outdoor gear store at 16421 Cleveland St., Suite B. The store aims to extend Miyar’s approach of “premium value at a reasonable price” to outdoor gear, as well. According to Sandeep Nain, founder and chief climbing guide at Miyar Adventures, “Launching the outdoor gear store is an […]
February 14, 2016
Fishbowl view of the upper Takdung.

Miyar Valley Expedition | Miyar Adventures

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 […]
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 […]