Monthly Archives: August 2011

bandarpunch: base camp to summit camp

At Base Camp (BC) we were just above the tree line and just below the snow line (12,400′).  We were surrounded by majestic peaks, but the views were transitory, coming and going in minutes as the weather changed. We kept … Continue reading

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bandarpunch: mussoorie to base camp

On June 15, I sat in our final staff meetings of the year, trying to pay attention through waves of intense nausea. Nothing materialized during repeated trips to the toilet, and 30 minutes after our last meeting ended, I gathered … Continue reading

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bandarpunch: beginnings

This is being published perhaps after the window of relevance has ended so it may just be for posterity’s sake, but here’s a few posts about our alpine adventure earlier this summer. How the trip came to be: Woodstock School … Continue reading

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