Monthly Archives: August 2011

A photographic journey of whitewater rafting down the Zanskar River in Ladakh

Some photos from an expedition we, at Rimo Expeditions, handled earlier in August that is described in an post labelled Whitewater rafting down the Zanskar River in Ladakh, the Grand Canyon of Asia, with Rimo Expeditions

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Experiencing the thrill of mountain biking in Ladakh with Rimo Expeditions

Mountain biking in Ladakh is a thrilling experience like none other. That’s exactly what this group of Spanish cyclists experienced on a recent nine day journey across the heart of Ladakh which started and ended in Leh, the capital of … Continue reading

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A rare rainbow over Leh, Ladakh delights

A rainbow is beautiful anywhere in the world, especially so in Leh, Ladakh, a beautiful but harsh high mountain desert landscape. That’s why the rare sighting of a rainbow over Leh which rarely sees any rainfall thrilled Ladakhis and tourists … Continue reading

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Whitewater rafting down the Zanskar River in Ladakh, the Grand Canyon of Asia, with Rimo Expeditions

Our first rafting expedition of the season on the Zanskar River in Ladakh, known as the Grand Canyon of Asia, just returned after a successful run down a river that has seen the creation of several new rapids due to … Continue reading

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Joint Indo-American attempt to climb Saser Kangri II led by Mark Richey

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

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