Get a permit (Rs 30 per person) from the forest department at Kudremukh main gate for trekking.
The entry fee is Rs 1000 for four people including the trekking crew of porter, guide and yaks.
One group was issued with and trained in the use of trekking poles while the other group made the climb unaided.
The results showed that there was significantly less muscle soreness in the group using trekking poles.
According to Ravi, the manager of TTDC, the trekking programme is an opportunity for the general public, corporates, school and college students to reduce stress and experience the beauty of nature.
The trekking tour will cost a person about rupees 2,000.
Throughout the arduous two-week trek to Advance Base Camp at 21,000 feet, where the north face of Mount Everest towered to the right and Lhakpa Ri rose to the left, each of the blind teenagers had a sighted escort who trekked in front, using guiding methods ranging from a bell to a trekking pole held backward for them to hold on to.
The exhaustion of trekking to 21,000 feet forced setbacks when three students developed altitude sickness and cerebral edema, a life-threatening swelling of the brain caused by low oxygen levels.
Sky Trekking Alaska will also offer a five-day, six-night Iditarod Start Trek, February 27-March 5, 2003, and a four-day Iditarod Winners Trek, March 9-12, 2003.
Sky Trekking Alaska's experienced pilots and guides utilize ski-equipped bush planes to fly along the Iditarod Race route and make stops in Wasilla, Talkeetna, McGrath, Unalakleet, Shishmaref, Nome, and Mount McKinley, the highest peak in North America.
With strong desire to document the source of this mystery and an intimate knowledge of the local area, Sky Trekking
Alaska's owners, experienced pilots and guides, Dan and Lori Michels, will utilize bush planes to "fly quest" participants throughout areas where the Big Bird has been sighted within the Togiak National Wildlife Refuge and along the Nushagak River.
Alaska announces its 2002 Iditarod Trail Adventure package offering eight adventure travelers the opportunity to follow the 30th Annual Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, Sunday, March 2 to Thursday, March 14, 2002.
7, 1995--Sky Trekking
Alaska is offering a worldwide "Postcard Pool" to randomly select seven lucky passengers to actively observe the "last great race on earth" -- the 24th annual 1996 Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.
3-12, for those seeking a small group with trekking