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Janadhaar Film Now Available

Janadhaar Film Now Available

JANADHAAR, a 2012 feature length documentary by Jade Ajani and David Meek about the origins of the Nanda Devi Campaign and Mountain Shepherds, is now available as a download from the Angwal Online Store. Five years in the making, the film was largely shot in 2006, with the graduation of the first batch of guides […]

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Introducing the Devi Darshan Lodge

Introducing the Devi Darshan Lodge

Shepherds Lodge Devi Darshan at Auli (Joshimath) is a new 20 bed facility managed by Mountain Shepherds. There are 6 twin beds and 2 four bed rooms in the lodge. There is a small library, games for kids and a community shop to buy woolen products made by Bhotiya women. The lodge has a small […]

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New map to mark decade of Uttarakhand online

New map to mark decade of Uttarakhand online

Even before the creation of Uttarakhand, the state was born in cyberspace with uttarakhand.org in 1997. Now ten years later, the first historical-cultural map of Uttarakhand is being released to celebrate this milestone with friends from PAHAR and Mountain Shepherds. Produced by uttarakhand.org creator Rajiv Rawat, the map is the first of its kind and […]

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Nanda Devi to Rally the World’s Women Mountaineers

Nanda Devi to Rally the World’s Women Mountaineers

The Mountain Shepherds Initiative of the Nanda Devi Campaign has announced the long awaited list of finalists for the first ever Nanda Devi Women’s Trek 2006. Seventeen women from India, the US, Canada, and Taiwan were selected for their mountaineering skills and interest in mountain environments and peoples, and have been invited to come to […]

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Nanda Devi’s "Painting Hopes" exhibition goes online

Nanda Devi’s "Painting Hopes" exhibition goes online

Aims to raise funds for local youth of the Niti Valley This summer, art for social change and community empowerment were the themes that propelled a unique collaboration to benefit the local communities in the majestic environs of Nanda Devi and highlight the folk arts of Uttarakhand. From June 19-24, over twenty artists from the […]

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Nanda Devi Recognized by Conde Nast as a Remarkable Ecotourism Destination: A Major Boost for Local Community Efforts

Nanda Devi Recognized by Conde Nast as a Remarkable Ecotourism Destination: A Major Boost for Local Community Efforts

The mountain paradise of Nanda Devi has been named runner-up in the destination category for the prestigious 2004 Condé Nast Traveler’s Ecotourism Awards. In the tenth anniversary of the competition, 91 candidates vied for awards in three categories including destination, tour operator, and lodge/resort. A panel of judges representing ecotourism and general tourism markets evaluated […]