Gear Guide: Himalayan Hiking through the Kugti Pass
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Follow Neelima Vallangi on her trek through the Kugti Pass, in the Indian Himalayas. See what gear she'd have taken, since her journey didn't go as planned.
<p class="p1"><span class="s1">In this issue’s feature story, “Just Around the Corner,” we followed Neelima Vallangi on her trek through the Kugti Pass in the Indian Himalayas. Despite best-laid plans, her journey didn’t go quite as expected due to unpredictable weather. In hindsight, this is the gear she would have chosen to have in tow.&nbsp;</span></p>

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<p class="p1"><a href="https://www.thenorthface.com/shop/shoes-womens-sandals/womens-base-camp-mini?variationId=ANX">The North Face Women’s Base Camp Mini</a></p>

<p class="p1"><a href="http://www.gore-tex.com/product/mammut-comfort-high-gtx-surround-boot/1415317938930/">Mammut Comfort High GTX® SURROUND® Boot</a></p>

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<p class="p1"><a href="http://www.gore-tex.com/product/arcteryx-zeta-lt-jacket/1415329622170/">Arc’teryx Zeta LT Jacket</a></p>

<p class="p1"><a href="http://www.gore-tex.com/product/stormy-kromer-gore-tex-cap/1415318145487/">Stormy Kromer GORE-TEX Cap</a></p>

<p class="p1"><a href="http://www.gore-tex.com/product/black-diamond-guide-glove/1415318127445/">Black Diamond Guide Gloves</a></p>

<p class="p1"><a href="http://www.gore-tex.com/product/marmot-palisades-pant/1415334210403/">Marmot Palisades Pant</a></p>

<p class="p1"><a href="http://www.gore-tex.com/product/patagonia-super-cell-pant/1415318187513/">Patagonia Super Cell Pant</a></p>

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<p class="p1"><a href="https://www.thenorthface.com/shop/womens-agave-hoodie-nf0a2te1-c1?variationId=HSR">The North Face Women’s Agave Jacket</a></p>

<p class="p1"><a href="http://www.coldpruf.com/products/basic-womens-crew/">ColdPruf Classic Base Layer – Crew</a></p>

<p class="p1"><a href="http://www.coldpruf.com/products/basic-womens-pant/">ColdPruf Classic Base Layer – Pant</a></p>

<p class="p1"><img alt="gear guide kugti pass camping" class="image-embed alignnone" data-entity-type="" data-entity-uuid="" src="/sites/default/files/blog_images/issue06-sleep.jpg" title="" /></p>

<p class="p1"><a href="https://www.thenorthface.com/shop/equipment-sleeping-bags-below-5f/snow-leopard-2?variationId=M5Q">The North Face Snow Leopard Sleeping Bag</a></p>

<p class="p1"><a href="https://www.thenorthface.com/shop/equipment-tents-2-person/mountain-25-2?variationId=56P">The North Face Mountain 25 – 2 Man Tent</a></p>

<p class="p1"><a href="http://www.seatosummit.com/product/?item=Comfort+Plus+Insulated+Mat&amp;o1=0&amp;o2=0&amp;o3=926">Sea to Summit Comfort Plus Insulated Mat</a></p>

<p class="p1"><a href="http://www.thule.com/en-us/us/products/sport-and-travel-bags/technical-backpacks/hiking-backpacks/thule-capstone-50l-womens-hiking-pack-_-tb_50_w_206703"><img alt="gear guide kugti pass accessories" class="image-embed alignnone" data-entity-type="" data-entity-uuid="" src="/sites/default/files/blog_images/issue06-accessories.jpg" title="" />Thule Capstone 50L Women’s Hiking Pack</a></p>

<p class="p1"><a href="http://www.ospreypacks.com/en/product/accessories/ultralight_dry_sack">Osprey Ultralight Dry Sack</a></p>

<p class="p1"><a href="http://www.julbousa.com/mountain/dolgan/">Julbo Dolgan Sunglasses</a></p>

<p class="p1"><a href="http://www.petzl.com/en/Sport/PERFORMANCE-headlamps/TIKKA-RPLUS?l=INT#.Vd4QZNNVikp">Petzl TIKKA® R+ Headlamp</a></p>

<p class="p1"><a href="http://blackdiamondequipment.com/en/trekking-poles/trail-shock-pro-trekking-pole-%3F-women%3Fs-BD1121490000ALL1.html#usageguide">Black Diamond Trail Pro Shock Trekking Poles</a></p>

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