Kashmir: Chasing a Snow Storm 9 to 20 Feb 2018


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Crazy ??? yes.
This is a road trip to chase an approaching Snow Storm,
that is due to arrive on 11 Feb 2018 over Kashmir Valley, a Sunday, and become bigger on 12 Feb Mon.
In fact it will affect all of Himalayas.

So dep is Friday 9 Feb 2018.

Total 4 guys.
Self on the steering wheel, BCMT, and THC
Kiki Mathawan, Admin of The Himalayan Travel Group
Raj of BCMT
Oscar Hussain of THC.

Curtsey Kiki, on invitation, we staying at his home in Srinagar.

So charging of all camera batt started
Check of all stuff.
Tomorrow Fortuner Tank Full
draw cash from bank
next morning Friday, 9 Feb 2018, dep 5 am Dwarka.

Check list.
3 man tent
Kerosene Heater
Multi Fuel Camp Stove
Camping Utensils
Led Torch with 800 m throw, and on Low, can be on for 4 day continuous
30,000 mAh Power Bank
12 V Air Compressor
Snow Chains for all 4 tyres
Sleeping Bag.
Sugar, tea bags, powder milk, for emergency if stuck anywhere

Canon 5D Mk3
Canon 7D
Canon 17-40
Canon 24-105L
Canon 100-400L
Rokinon 14mm f/2.8
Sigma 24mm f/1.4
GoPro hero 3 Black on 2 axis gymbal
Edelkrone 2 Axis Slider
Miops Camera high speed trigger.

So this if what we are chasing.

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All the Best Sir, I am also planning a Kashmir roadtrip starting from 22nd Feb ..Will ping you for first hand info about road condition in Kashmir