special tour with Harish Kapadia, India's celebrity Mountaineer
Harish Kapadia is a well known name in the field
of climbing and trekking in India. His main contribution to Himalayan
climbing has been to explore unknown areas and, in number of cases, to
open up climbing possibilities. He led five international joint
expeditions, four with the British and two with the French, to high
peaks, like Rimo(7385 m), Chong Kumdan I (7071 m), Sudarshan Parbat,
Panch Chuli and Rangrik Rang groups.
Harish has a degree in Commerce, Law and
Management from Bombay University and he is a cloth merchant by
profession. He has published twelve books and is the editor of the
prestigious Himalayan Journal for past 28 years. He was a Vice
President of the Indian Mountaineering Foundation (1997-1999) and was
awarded the IMF Gold Medal by the Indian Mountaineering Foundation in
1993. In 2003, Her Majesty the Queen approved the award of the
Patron's Medal of the Royal Geographic Society to him.
Travelling with Harish provides an intimate view
of Himalayan journey over the 5000 metres high Tibetan plateau.
You get to know many things about Himalayas as Harish has been
in Himalayas for more than 40 years.
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