These expeditions have been journeys of discovering myself. They have pushed me physically, mentally, and financially, while exploring the immense possibilities that await beyond the beaten path and horizons.
Nestled deep in the heart of the remote Zanskar region of northern India lies the majestic peak of Mt. Dzo Jongo. Rising to an impressive height of 6,989 meters (22,940 feet), this mountain offers a challenging yet rewarding climbing experience for those seeking adventure and excitement.
Climbing Mt. Dzo Jongo is a unique experience that offers breathtaking views of the rugged terrain, snow-covered peaks, and remote valleys that define the Zanskar region. The climb requires technical skills and experience in high-altitude mountaineering, including navigating steep ice slopes, rocky terrain, and challenging ridgelines.
One of the most remarkable aspects of climbing Mt. Dzo Jongo is the opportunity to explore the rich cultural heritage of the Zanskar region. The area is home to the ancient Tibetan Buddhist monasteries and a vibrant community of indigenous people who have preserved their unique way of life for generations. As you make your way up the mountain, you’ll have the chance to learn about the traditions, customs, and beliefs of these fascinating people.
Despite its challenges, climbing Mt. Dzo Jongo is a deeply rewarding experience that offers a sense of accomplishment and fulfillment like no other. With a team of experienced guides and support staff, you’ll have the opportunity to push your limits, overcome obstacles, and achieve a remarkable feat of human accomplishment while immersing yourself in the natural beauty and rich culture of the Zanskar region.
Located in the stunningly beautiful Ladakh region of northern India, Mt. Kang Yatse 2 is one of the most spectacular peaks in the Indian Himalayas. Standing at a towering height of 6,250 meters (20,505 feet), it offers a challenging yet rewarding climbing experience that will test your physical and mental limits.
Climbing Mt. Kang Yatse 2 requires a high level of technical skill and experience in high-altitude mountaineering. The climb involves navigating steep rock faces, ice slopes, and exposed ridges, making it a thrilling and demanding experience for even the most seasoned climbers. Along the way, you’ll be treated to panoramic views of the stunning Himalayan landscape, including snow-capped peaks, dramatic valleys, and vibrant glaciers.
I’m the Regional Director (Asia-Pacific) and Vice President (Global Partnerships) at Seedstars. I lead multi-stakeholder partnerships to support entrepreneurs and impact people’s lives in emerging markets through technology and entrepreneurship.