The Longtale Blog

Offroading to Chandratal

Offroading to Chandratal
August 2021 For a couple of years now, I have had a yearning to visit the Chandratal lake in the Lahaul and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh - ju...

Up, up and up to Kedarkantha

Kedarkantha Base Camp Tripole Gears
A short guide to doing the Kedarkantha summit with your own gear.

Kareri Lake - The Alternative to Triund

Kareri Lake - The Alternative to Triund
Quick guide to hiking till Kareri lake in the Dhauladhar range of Himachal Pradesh.

Weekend Jump to the Mountains - Nag Tibba

Weekend Jump to the Mountains - Nag Tibba
Nag Tibba translates to Serpents Peak and has the Nag temple at its base which is famous amongst the locals and hence the route has been used for a...

Trekking in Nepal: Everest Base Camp, Kala Patthar and Chola Pass

Trekking in Nepal: Everest Base Camp, Kala Patthar and Chola Pass
The charm and in more recent terminology, the brand value that the Mt. Everest carries is enough to entice any trekking enthusiast to consider a hi...

Walking above 6,000m altitude – Stok Kangri

Walking above 6,000m altitude – Stok Kangri
Trekking at an altitude of 6,000 is a rare possibility that only a few mountains allow. One of them lies in the Ladakh range of the Indian Himalaya...