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Ascent of Lakshminarayaswamy Betta on 2018-04-08

Climber: Greg Chappell

Date:Sunday, April 8, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Lakshminarayaswamy Betta
    Location:India
    Elevation:3281 ft / 1000 m

Ascent Trip Report

On a business trip to Bangalore, and my friends decided we should sign up for a "night trek". This involves a busload of passengers being directed up a trailhead to a summit, with sticks, tents, and sleeping bags available for those who want it. We didn't take any of the extra stuff and had a pleasant bivy under the stars, and enjoyed a hazy sunrise through the pollution.

Was it fun? Absolutely. It was virtually everyone's first "trek" which was actually far more entertaining than annoying (this is a trivial walk-up!) . The granite quality is great in places for some fun friction steps as well.
Summary Total Data
    Quality:2 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Maintained Trail



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