Category Archives: Mountaineering
Rimo Expeditions was quoted in a feature article in The Economic Times recently with the provocative headline “Why India lost out to Nepal, Pakistan, China in mountain adventure.” In the article Yangdu said: India still has the maximum number of … Continue reading
Time flies. It’s hard to believe that we turn 20 this year! So here’s our story:
We are happy to report two successful ascents of the Nun Kun massif (Nun 7,135 m /23,409 ft) and Kun (7,077 m / 23,218 ft) by teams from Germany and Estonia.
It’s never too early to learn mountaineering. Just ask 7-year-old Jordan and five other children from the Ray and Strickland families, aged between 10 and 15 years, who spent two weeks this past summer on a memorable family adventure in … Continue reading
High school students from the United Kingdom explore Ladakh with Royal Geographical Society and Rimo
The students head out for a hike. Photo by Rimo Expeditions A regular highlight of our season is the arrival of 50 + high school children from the United Kingdom who come every summer to experience and explore what Ladakh … Continue reading
Historic first ascent of Saser Kangri II by Indo-American expedition marks a new mountaineering high in Ladakh
It was second time lucky for a joint Indo-American expedition which made a successful first ascent of Saser Kangri II (7,518 metres / 24,665 ft,) the world’s second highest unclimbed mountain, alpine style.
We get regular testimonials from our clients and we are grateful for each one. But only once in a while do we get a testimonial like the one from Group Captain Prashant Joshi, director of adventure for the Indian Air … Continue reading
An Indo-American expedition led by Mark Richey, former president of the American Alpine Club is on Saser Kangri II, the second highest unclimbed peak in the world. This is the second attempt by Richey and his team and you can … Continue reading
Cathy Hunter of the National Geographic Daily News had a news item in which she remembered how, on this day (July 8, 1963,) Nawang Gombu draped a friendship scarf around the neck of president John F. Kennedy at the White … Continue reading
It’s always a pleasure to host world-renowned British climber Sir Chris Bonington and our friend Harish Kapadia from Mumbai. The above photo was taken last month before an expedition to the Kinnaur Himalaya in Himachal Pradesh organized by us. They … Continue reading