KEDARKANTHA TREK IN WINTERS
The Winter season brings snow to the Kedarkantha trails. It is easy to climb Kedarkantha Peak during summer but, it is considered to be a moderate trek during the winter. Especially, the trekkers in the summer season do not attend the snow landscapes more as it gets melt away quickly. But, it is heavy snow during Kedarkantha Trek in winter season. This snow covers the body of the mountain ranges and it also covers the body of the campsites. A new beginning to the Himalaya range starts with a new adventure. Kedarkantha Trek In Winter is considered to be a moderate trek for somebody who is new to the Himalayan range.
It covers the maximum height; the trails set are pretty steep and zig-zag. Snowy way steals the land and covers the snow paddles so that newcomer gets slippery over it and get themselves stuck in a puddle of snow. This adds up to restlessness and trekkers are exhausted. Kedarkantha Trek in Winter is said to be a modest and moderate trek.
This Kedarkantha Trek in Winter difficulty starts around 6,000 ft and rises above 12,500 ft. This means that a newcomer gains a height of around 6,400 ft over four days of trekking. If we think of taking out an average then we get 1,500 ft every day. It is not easy to visualize the exact gain of the trekking as you reach the peak and foggy area covers up before one’s eyes due to winter. The clearings can be seen when the sunlight falls on the peak and wishes “Happy Golden Day” to the mountains.
Snow-Snow everywhere. If one expects to Kedarkantha Trek in winter then with the luggage one has to rest for all the snow on the steep mountains. Micro-spikes and gaiters are the musts to carry through.
As one gains altitude, they have to look after the ascending and descending trails. There is an imbalance in the body due to cold and also an imbalance in the blood pressure. Emergency communication becomes a halt after Sankri and to a great extent to the people who climb this altitude for the first time.
There are many other treks than Kedarkantha Trek in Winter to be counted. If you have already been to Kedarkantha Trek then you can also opt Brahmatal Trek which is start from Kathgodam and base camp is Lohajung Village. Also there is one other option of Dayara Bugyal Trek which starts from the same city Dehradun and duration is similer like Kedarkantha Trek i.e. 6 days.