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Trekking to Beas Kund, June 2013

Eleven Trekkers of IIT Mandi successfully completed their first trek to the origin of river Beas "BEAS KUND". From June 20; 2013 to June 24; 2013, five days trek was organized by IIT Mandi with the prestigious Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports, Manali.

On the first day trekkers were given some basic information about mountain manners and were taught how to use some basic equipment like ropes in the mountains.

Second day was adventurous one as students went out for rappelling and rock climbing. All the students did successful rappelling and rock climbing for 60 feet and 30 feet approximately) respectively.

After this adventurous day during the third day trekkers started from for the trek to BEAS KUND. Trek started from Manali situated at height of 6000 feet, during the first day itself trekkers reached Dhundi situated at height of 10332 feet via Solang.

After reaching Dhundi students spent third night of their trek in tents. During fourth day trekkers started for BEAS KUND, and after a tiring trek of almost four and half hours trekkers finally reached BEAS KUND situated at height of 12500 feet via Bakarthach. The same day students returned back from BEAS KUND to their base camp at Dhundi.

After spending fourth night at Dhundi students finally trekked back to Manali on fifth day.
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