Facing the Samsara

A print feature story in Wired for Adventure’s March-April 2021 issue.


Article is about three Indian female climbers (Siddhi Manerikar, Gowri Varanashi and Prateeksha Arun) who climbed the route Samsara, 8a grade in Badami. It shows how these women despite various gender biases raised the bar for Indian climbers by facing the Samsara of life and climbing.


The cover photo of the magazine (black-white picture of Gowri below) is by Kiran Kallur. A few other pictures are by Praveen Jayakaran.

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