Day 5: Manali-LEH-kardungla
we were at zing zing bar for that night and and the next day snow fall began since early morning and the bikers who were passing Baralachala or who where going towards the pass where returning back due to heavy snowfall and land slides on the way the pass that we should pass for the day. Our mind pulled us back not to take risk, but a a cyclist from adventure group who were doing expedition gave us confidence to cycle in that harsh weather and helped us to carry our luggage in their backup vehicle. We 3 started cycling by 8:30am in snow fall and I must say it was one of the amazing experience we had during this expedition. It was like traveling in heaven and the view was mesmerizing, had fun play with snow balls on the way and we managed the cross suraj taal and reach Baralachala at 4850m above msl after few hour starting from zing zing bar with numb hands and legs in the freezing temperature. We reached Sarchu by evening with clear blue sky which gave some relief for the next day.
Day 6: After a night in sarchu we started the next day by 8am, it was the biggest day we had to face gata loops which has 21 loops of 9kms for elevation of over 2000ft, took almost 2 Hours to climb gata loops and then reached Nakeela pass by noon at an elevation of 15500ft and reached wiskhey nala and stayed there for the night.
Day 7: It was a day we had very less climb, but need to face bad roads downhill, but it was super fun trail ride for almost 25kms between huge Mountains and clear water stream along the road with clear sky. Later we reached more planes one the best part of the expedition which had 40km plane roads with beautiful landscape and the roads were awesome where we get to pickup speed and enjoy the ride, but for last 10kms we faced speady head winds which made us hard to peddle and the dust storm was hell. Finally by evening we reached debring.
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