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Old 24th December 2008, 04:13   #31
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Originally Posted by tsk1979 View Post
When the Leh trip happens Marsimek La is definitely on agenda
I wonder if the road gets too narrow for 4 wheels, since I am yet to see a 4 wheel travelogue for the same.
Moreover I am told getting permits for Marsimek la is very difficult... Is it true?
I have read about a safari TCIC 4x4 doing marsimik la sometime back.

also Army Stallions and Gypsy's do the route frequesntly so you should not worry just go ahead and plan out.
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Old 24th December 2008, 11:19   #32
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TSK: I tried doing that - but cudnt! Something do with the browser i use?
Akshay: it was me only who posted that thread of a physically challenged guy doing Mtop on his Safari - http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/indian...8632-feet.html (Safari 2.0 at 18632 feet!)
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Old 24th December 2008, 11:21   #33
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Bunny, go through this thread
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/announ...-team-bhp.html (Uploading photographs directly to Team-BHP)
It has detailed instructions
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Old 6th March 2009, 09:17   #34
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Hi me and a couple of buddies are riding to leh in the first week of june.I wanted to do marsimek la last year but was unable to do so.

this time around we definately want to do m top, does anybody know the direction from leh?Is it towards pangong tso?

thanks in advance
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Old 6th March 2009, 17:33   #35
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Hai Bunny Punia,

A couple of questions on the Casio Riseman you have:

Why the Raiseman and not any other model with Alt, Temp etc., I think good entry level ones start at around 8K. How accurate were the readouts (if you had compared it with any other devise, for e.g. a GPS)?

And how much did this cost you (if you don't mind?)


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Old 7th March 2009, 19:48   #36
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@motocamp: Yeah the route is the same till the Army Camp short of Zoltek TCP. There is a small field from where you veer off towards right for M top and take the curve into right side to continue up towards Zoltek and thence on to Changla. There is anopther route that goes from Tangsey but its an op track and you might have problems getting Army clearances on that route.
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