Trek To Kudremukh : Bangalore Mountaineering Club

SRIJAL SAHU
Sep 13, 2015 · 7 min read

A Walk To Remember :

It’s not everyday that you find yourself in the middle of a National Park. Kudremukh, once an iron ore mining town, is a hidden gem in the Chikmagalur district of Karnataka. The region is known for its rich low grade magnetite soil which doesn’t allow any plant growth. As a result you will see grasslands everywhere. In fact there were places green beyond measure! The presence of Shola plantation is what makes this place unique.

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If spending a day at a homestay in the middle of a national park makes you feel high, then Kudremukh is where your next destination lies!

Technology has taken vehicles to the next level. Today when we talk about speed everyone is busy talking about Mercedes, BMWs and Ferraris. But nothing beats a bumpy jeep ride with strangers in the midst of nature. There’s no traffic jam as well. The concept of jeep rides also strengthens the bonding between strangers.�

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Blind Turns + Bumpy Ride = Mind Blown

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Dear Nature,

You never cease to amaze us.

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Just like “You can’t have a rainbow after a little rain”. Similarly you can’t have a morning without night. Nature has its own ways..

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“Kudremukh is nature’s gift to mankind. When you feel that you are exhausted, these perennial streams are present in every few kilometers to calm your senses”

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The Peak :

How does it feel to reach the peak :

The Puliogere tastes more delicious than ever!!The satisfaction level is like none another.

You feel delighted about the fact that you have successfully completed walking 10 kms to reach the top!!

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Now Meet our trek coordinators for the day :

Mr. Rohit : Has been among the founder members of Bangalore Mountaineering Club. His stature was such that, we met numerous people throughout the trek. And most of them had trekked with Rohit anna at least once. So much popular yet so humble!

Mr. Akhilesh : Works at L&T and does freelancing with BMC on weekends. He is also a gym instructor on weekdays. My gosh..!!!

Celebrating Rakshabandhan at 6214 feet!!!

“Now that’s a classic example of we as Indians celebrating our rich culture wherever we go..!!

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That’s it from Kudremukh, dear readers. Will try to present another beautiful destination to you all as soon as possible. Till then just keep doing what you love and one more thing :

“No Littering..:)”

A Different Perspective

Personal essay, memoir, photography, poetry, humor — what’s…

SRIJAL SAHU

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I travel. I blog on srijalism.com. Cheers

A Different Perspective

Personal essay, memoir, photography, poetry, humor — what’s going on in your community? What’s the world like where you are? I don’t request stories — or edit them! — but am happy to consider your piece. @JustThinkingNow or annaherrington2@gmail.com

SRIJAL SAHU

Written by

I travel. I blog on srijalism.com. Cheers

A Different Perspective

Personal essay, memoir, photography, poetry, humor — what’s going on in your community? What’s the world like where you are? I don’t request stories — or edit them! — but am happy to consider your piece. @JustThinkingNow or annaherrington2@gmail.com

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