"`Mission Everest'" Uttarkashi by husain
Uttarkashi Travel Guide: 13 reviews and 41 photos
Delhi, Bombay, Bangalore and Calcutta.
500 contestants from each city- vying for 5 spots and the chance to get to Mt. Everest- the tallest mountain in the world at 8848mts. The event- a reality show- `Mission Everest', produced by National Geographic Channel.
After various rounds of elimination based on physical fitness and other parameters, 5 contestants from each city were shortlisted. The top 20 were then taken to the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, Uttarkashi- in the Garhwal Himalayas for training and further elimination.
Contestants are put thru training and physical drills/treks etc. Their performance is closely monitored. Two further rounds of elimination, and then ten remain...
The final five are announced as soon as they get back to Delhi.
- Pros:mountains, mountains and mountains:))
- Cons:5am wake up calls!
- In a nutshell:hard work, but an interesting experience...
...do happen. and there was a minor one that was temporarily blocking our road on the way up to dyara, but a bulldozer... more travel advice
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