Shattered – An ode to my idol

Basic Mountaineering Course at ABVIMAS, Manali: A complete guide

I had written a short post on my basic mountaineering course and expedition back in 2014. However, that particular post was more was more of a personal discourse and did…

Amarillo Sunset climb

Climbing trip to Red River Gorge and Miguel’s Pizza experience

Tucked away in the woods of Daniel Boone National Forest in Kentucky and carved by the River Red is the unique geological area that hosts spectacular rock features, sandstone…

smartphone-video-viewer-preferences

Online video is a must for your mobile marketing strategy

Isn’t Youtube our #1 destination for finding information about a brand or product? Aren’t our mobile phones the new in-store shopping assistant? Don’t we prefer to use a…

Actions, Intent and Results

Of these three factors, which one plays the most important part in the determination of good or bad, and in which specific contexts? Let us consider this famous adage, We…

How to stop thinking about falling and focus on the climb?

How to stop thinking about falling and focus on the climb?

I feared pushing my limits on lead climbing, primarily because I didn’t like the feeling of falling. I was not phobic or really scared about falling, but definitely…

An incredible piece of work: Boston Layer-Lapse

An incredible piece of work: Boston Layer-Lapse

A layer lapse video is a time-lapse video that shows different times of the day in different parts of each frame. The project, by Julian Tryba, took 100 hours to shoot…

A line cross the sky

A line cross the sky

Trailer for A Line Across the Sky, a Sender Films and Big Up Productions film of Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold’s traverse of the Fitz Roy massif in…

Smoky Mountains timelapse

Smoky Mountains timelapse

A journey spanning 3 days, captured at various locations across the Smoky Mountains National Park with more than 1500 images – all lapsed in under two minutes. Photo…

Hangboard climbing training program by Chris Webb Parsons

Hangboard climbing training program by Chris Webb Parsons

  According to Chris, The great thing about this program is you can do it anywhere, There is so many variables in climbing, some days you feel good…

Multi-pitch trad climbing – Swapping leads video

Multi-pitch trad climbing – Swapping leads

This video by Seattle Mountaineers is one of the best instructional video for swapping leads on a multi-pitch trad climb. This video helped me when I planned on my first…

Fruit Loops - 5.7+ two pitch climb at Rumbling Bald

Climbing trips to Tennessee and North Carolina (Dec 2014)

Last few weekends have been a wonderful journey for me as far as climbing goes. I had my first taste of multi-pitch trad climbing and leading on slabs. Jimmy…

Elements of digital marketing

Technocratization of digital marketing

Digital marketing is in a flux. It has always been. And in this flux the traditional marketing is often perceived as unsophisticated and lack-lustre as compared to its…

Digitized lives

I saw a wonderful video that elaborates on a dichotomy we face in our day to day lives between establishing a zealous online presence to show the world…

Google personalized search and biased search results

I don’t like the idea of Google personalized search that was extended to everyone – even the signed out users – in 2009. It enables customized search results for…

Trim your readling list

This post is about why I trimmed down my reading list, Feedly subscriptions to be specific, and why you should be doing it as well. If you are…

The fresh green carpet in the Smokies

The greens in the Smoky mountains

A quick snapshot from a  camping trip to Smoky mountains national park earlier this year. It was the month of May and green was the color. However, a visit to…

Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo

Will Amazon Echo kill Google’s role in utility search purposes? This looks like a game changer in the way we search and interact with voice recognition devices. For starters,…

Rotunda at the US Capitol, Washington DC

Trip to Washington DC

The trip to Shenandoah national park did not exactly go as it was planned. The trip was marred by a complete lack of enthusiasm – primarily fueled by the no-show fall colors….

The Washington Monument

An evening in the capital – Washington DC

A nice time spent in the capital city of Washington DC. It was a fine evening in the relatively pleasant month of October in this part of the country. I usually…

Standardization

Standardization is antagonistic to excellence. It establishes minimal acceptable performance levels; whereas excellence goes well beyond it. Standardization neutralizes the ups and downs of collective performance levels. The good…

Be passionate. Be real

I cannot overemphasize validity and effectiveness of the advice given by the best in the industry – Be passionate. Be real. Over the last few days, I have…