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Kedarkantha on Jan - Forest walk


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Jan 2nd 2022 to Kedarkantha trek. It was my first snow trek and I was seeing snow for first time

We had 4 days of continuous snowfall.

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Snowfall cannot be captured on camera properly because what you experience is a cold soft breeze of white cotton falling very calmly .

 

The first thing I noticed is that walking on powdered snow is like walking on a cake / foam bed. You see exact prints of your shoe sole on the trail.

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The autumn leaves glow from underneath with the freshly fallen snow on top.

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As we were walking on the forest trail, at times, suddenly snow started showering from the tree branches, as if it were a form of blessing received from these trees. Although it's -1 degrees outside, the joy in my heart kept me warm.

Have never been so thankful when sun was out after the 4th day!

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My hands were freezing...my shoes and socks were getting wet after a snow fight , But I felt so alive in the moment that complaining felt like waste of time.

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Beware of eating snow off leaves because it makes you catch a cough/ cold quickly
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