Why Climb the Himalayas?
Himalayas are the greatest physical feature of the earth. In mass greater than all the mountains in Europe including Caucasus put together. In between, it has massifs like Nanda Devi, (25645 ft), Dhaulagiri (26,795 ft / 8,167.12mts), Annapurna (26,490 ft / 8,074.15 mts), Mount Everest (29,128 ft / 8,878.21 mts), Kanchenjunga (28,146 ft / 8,578.90 mts).
It has three peaks above over 28,000 ft (8,534.40 mts), more than 20 peaks, over 26,000 ft (7,924.80 mts), Fifty peaks above 25,000 ft (7,620.00), over 100 peaks above 24,000 ft (7,315.20 mts) and about 200 peaks are over 23,000 ft, (7,010.40 mts). Many of these are still to be climbed.
Why climb with MHE ?
In the early days, expeditions spent months in making preparations like permits, logistics, high altitude porters etc. Now MHE handles all these arrangements to make your expedition successful.
The Founding Director of MHE, Col. N. Kumar (Bull), is a legend in Indian mountaineering. Bull has led numerous Himalayan Expeditions which include Mt. Everest (Deputy Leader), Kanchenjunga, Trisul, Saltoro Kangri, Sia Kangri, Chomalhari, Bhutan, amongst many others. He has also held prestigious positions as Principal of the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling and the Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering, Kashmir.