The Himalayan Club, Mumbai Section invites you to Illustrated Talks ” Wandering  through  the  Hindukush  and  Karakoram ” by Ankur Shah. The program is open to all on first-cum-first-served basis. 

Date – 19th January 2013 (Saturday)

Venue – Dadar Matunga Cultural Centre, 1st Floor, Near Yashwantrao Chavan Natyagruh, Opp. Bombay Glass Works, Dadar (West)

Schedule of Program –

4.00 pm to 4.30 pm – Registration (Registration Fee – Rs. 50/-).
4.45 pm to 5.30 pm – Reliving  the  Great  Game  :  Chitral,  Gilgit,  Hunza,  Khunjerab  pass, Wakhan corridor / Tajikistan
5.45 pm to 6.30 pm  – Highways  of  history  :  Attock,  Peshawar,  the  Khyber  pass,  Kabul, Takshashila and the  Swat valley
6.45 pm to 7.30 pm – Walking with giants : K2, Broad Peak, Gasherbrums, Masherbrum and Nanga Parbat

Details about Talks 
Northern Pakistan hosts five of the fourteen 8,000ers, countless 6,000 and 7,000m peaks and multiple 50km+ glaciers, making it one of the more inhospitable regions of the world. Yet these valleys and rivers have witnessed nearly every Asian empire from the Greeks of antiquity to the Chinese at present. The speaker will share his experiences from 2005 to 2012 travel, trekking and hiking on the other side of the border, where Indian tourists are eagerly awaited.

Registration Details –
Registration Fee – Rs. 50/-. You can register on phone at HC Office – (+91 22) 24912829 or by email and pay at the venue or through HC website at [ ].

Link to an article by Ankur Shah titled “A short drive though the Karakoram”, published in Forbes India for your reading.

Rajan Mahajan
Hon. Local Secretary
The Himalayan Club,
Mumbai Section

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