Riding on high mountain roads in winter when they are covered in snow or hard ice is either for the foolhardy adventurer or the skilled traveler. Most are better off watching it on TV. Motorcycling in Zero traction conditions is not every rider’s cup of tea. Though the only usual deterrents are lack of  exposure to such conditions and the skills to handle them.
During Snowstorm 2017 you will have real time real world riding experience in snow and ice,academic sessions to learn techniques of handling your machines, get up close with extreme winter survival skills, be trained to read the weather and learn about how your machine changes due to the extreme cold. At the end of it, instead of shying away from the cold, you’ll warmly embrace it.
  • Total Duration of the trip:  5 Days
  • Type : Extreme Motorbiking Training
  • Maximum Elevation: 3400m
  • Starting Point of the Trip: Gangotri
  • Difficulty level: Difficult
  • Best time: Mid January to Feb End
  • Batch 1- 14th January 2017 - 18th January
  • Personal Bikes Allowed

Per Person Cost

₹14,900.00

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Uttarkashi

Arrival and Welcome at Uttarkashi. Stay arranged at Shivlinga Resorts by the Ganges.Dinner to be provided.

Day 02: Departure for Dharali and First exposure to snow and ice on road

06:30 Hrs–A half hour limbering up and physical warm-up session of light aerobics followed by breakfast.
08:30 Hrs-Pay obeisance at the Vishwanath Temple and then leave for Dharali, Learning begins. First exposure to snow and ice on road enroute,especially near Sukhi Top.
16:00 Hrs-Welcome at Dharali and evening spend with bonfire.

Day 03: Academic session on Motorbiking in Snow

07:30 Hrs–Warm up exercises (30 minutes) followed by breakfast
09:00 Hrs-10:30 Hrs-Academic sessionon Low Traction/Zero Traction riding, Bike engine handling, throttle control, clutch control, braking, turning, body weight shift and balancing, tyres (types, pressure, load etc). Spiral bound notes shall also be distributed for continued reference.
10:30 –13:00 hrs– On-site practical motorcycling sessions. Free discussions on topic will be welcomed
13:00 –14:00 hrs–Lunch
14:00 –16:00 hrs–Lectures on Winter Survival Skills by a survival expert invited from NIM Uttarkashi.The session will include tent pitching in snow, building a fire, use of survival blankets, emergency first aid techniques for winter, fundamentals of keeping warm and avoiding hypothermia, understanding weather, identifying edible plants etc. The rest of the evening is free with tea, snacks, soups, dinner, campfire and just having fun.

Day 04: Departure for Gangotri and See Off Ceremony

07:30 hrs–Warm up exercises and breakfast
09:00 Hrs–Leave Dharali for Gangotri (if weather and road conditions permit). This ride to Gangotri and the subsequent one back to Uttarkashi the same afternoon will allow you all to put to practice all that you’ve learnt over the past 2 days.
17:00 Hrs–Reach Uttarkashi (Shivlinga Resorts)
19:30 Hrs–Press Conference, distribution of certificates and sharing of experiences around the campfire

FAQ's

Inclusion

1- Accommodation during the 4 Night 5 Days Programme.
2- All Meals During the day except of Day 1 and Day Five. Only Dinner on Day 1
3-Academic session on on Extreme Motorbiking Low Traction/Zero Traction riding, Bike engine handling, throttle control, clutch control, braking, turning, body weight shift and balancing, tyres (types, pressure, load etc). Spiral bound notes shall also be distributed for continued reference.\
4-Lectures on Winter Survival Skills by a survival expert invited from NIM Uttarkashi.
5- Extreme Condition Biker Certificate
6- Expert Bike Trainer and Leader.

Exclusion

1-Any airfare & train fare apart from mentioned above in inclusion.
2-Fuel for the journey
3- Participants are welcome to bring their own bikes.
3-Travel & medical insurance.
4-Any rescue service expenses.
7-Any personnel expenses like, biking gears (optional), drinks, bar & beverages, laundry,telephone, tips, donations, video camera fees, room service, and anything which is not included in the above.
8-Breakfast and Lunch on Day 1
9-Lunch and Dinner on Day 5

Cancellation Policy

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What's so great about us!

Extraordinary, Extreme and Breathtaking Himalayan Expeditions.
Expert team of certified mountaineering guides.
High Quality Camping Equipments, Technical Equipments for Climbing and Mountaineering.
Highly Skilled Bike Leader/Sweeper and Mechanic for Motorbiking Expeditions.
Huge fleet of Royal Enfield Bikes for Overland Himalayan Motorbiking Expeditions.
Extensive knowledge of Himalayan Ecosystem and Geographical territory.
Critical response team well trained for Altitude sickness, High Altitude Acclimatisation Problems and Emergency exits.
Huge Network of Guesthouses, homestay and Hotels for extraordinary stay.
Professional team of Film Makers and Photographers for Shoot during Travel.
High Quality Goodies for Each traveller.