Introduction To High Altitude Trekking

Greetings from Guardian Giripremi Institute of Mountaineering !!

As you know, the Himalayan trekking season is approaching and many of you have already booked your travels to your favorite destinations. Most of us who are trekking consistently in Sahyadri ranges or even those who have been to altitudes already know that trekking at altitudes is not exactly same as trekking at sea level. There are certain things which one should consider before going to High Altitudes. There are some basic questions in every trekkers mind like What are the medical precautions I need to take ? or What are the special equipments required for altitudes? or How should we prepare for the trek ? and many more.

Many of us prefer to have ‘Google Assistance’ in such cases, many go with the past experience of self or of friends.But there could be another way to get these questions answered authentically. Yes!! GGIM brings to you an Introductory workshop regarding the High Altitude Trekking. 

Following are the details.

When?  Sunday, 21st January 2017, 10.00 AM

How Long? 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM ( 3 Hours )

Where?  Dr. Vivekanand Sabhagruh, Wrangler Paranjape Rd., Off Apte Road, Shivaji Nagar, Pune

What are the fees?  Rs. 300/-

What is included in the fees?     Registration, Welcome Drink and Lunch


1.   Physiological changes at altitude and medical precautions

2.   Recommended Kit list and things to be carried

3.   Physical fitness and workout for getting ready to High Altitudes

4. Nutrition and diet for High Altitude treks



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