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Insights from OceanGate : Prioritizing Safety in Outdoor Tourism

Recent events involving OceanGate, a notable company in the field, have underscored the importance of prioritizing safety measures in every aspect of our tours. In the world of experiential cycling and hiking tours, where safety and enjoyment intertwine. At Bikepacking India, we understand the significance of this revelation and its impact on creating memorable and secure trail experiences.


The intricacies of safety protocols, drawing valuable insights from the OceanGate incident, and reaffirming our commitment to your well-being and satisfaction.


Insights from OceanGate : Prioritizing

, the importance of safety in outdoor tourism with insights from the OceanGate incident.


At Bikepacking India, your safety is our foremost concern. We go above and beyond to ensure a secure and enjoyable journey. Our team of experts holds extensive training in first aid and emergency response, ensuring that you are in capable hands throughout your cycling and hiking adventures.


researching and reconnoitering trails

Our team invests considerable time and effort in researching and reconnoitering trails and routes, ensuring they meet the standards recommended by ATOAI (Adventure Tour Operators Association of India). Thoroughly understanding the terrain, evaluating potential risks, and planning meticulous itineraries, we create experiences that minimize hazards and maximize adventure.




We meticulously evaluate potential risks and challenges, ensuring that each path offers both excitement and safety. By exploring the landscapes beforehand, we guarantee that your cycling and hiking tours are filled with awe-inspiring sights while minimizing any unforeseen hazards.


Say No to Patchy Maintenance:



Just as the rumors of bolting doors instead of using the correct recommended mechanism in the OceanGate submarine lead to compromised integrity, similarly, opting for only the recommended spare parts in our bicycles instead of patchy fixes. This ensures the bike's reliability and functionality



understanding of the terrain

Our experienced tour guides are your trusted companions on the trails. With their deep understanding of the terrain and their dedication to your safety, they provide expert guidance every step of the way. Their wealth of knowledge ensures that you can immerse yourself fully in the experience, knowing that you are in the hands of professionals who prioritize your well-being.


commitment to your safety

As we reflect on the insights gained from the OceanGate incident, we reaffirm our commitment to your safety and enjoyment during experiential cycling and hiking tours. We prioritize rigorous safety measures, well-researched routes, and experienced tour guides to create unforgettable and secure journeys. Join us on our carefully crafted adventures, where you can embrace the thrill of exploration while knowing that your well-being is our top priority.

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Saie Shetye
Saie Shetye
Jun 24, 2023

This is very well written and highlights a pertinent issue in adventure

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