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Volunteers Required For A Management Game With IIM In The Himalayas

Indiahikes is looking for volunteers for the highly acclaimed IIM Mountain Challenge. We are looking for fit trekkers with excellent management skills. To apply, enter here.

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Thursday Trek Talk

What Makes An Ideal High Altitude Trek Team

The team that you trek with can make or break your trek experience. Here, we decode what makes a great trek team. Take a look.

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Would you like to volunteer to take school children on treks around Bangalore?

Are you someone with a flair for trekking but don’t get much chance to indulge in it? If Yes, take a look at our volunteer’s programme for the Eco-Hiking Club.

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Thursday Trek Talk

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Are Indian Trekking Trails Getting Crowded?

With increasing number of trekkers every year going to the Himalayas, are the Indian trails getting overcrowded? Read this article to know the stark reality and what we as trekkers can do in this situation.

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Green Trails Updates

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How Empowering Women Through Upcycling Is Helping The Himalayas

Our Green Trails team has brought about a transformation that involves financial independence for women, cleaner villages in the Himalayas and an unusual product for trekkers. Take a look!

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Thursday Trek Talk

Why We Change Trekking Routes From Time To Time

We often change trekking routes for popular treks in the country. Read this article to know why we do this.

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Thursday Trek Talk

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How Trekking Impacts Your Mind, Body And Spirit – A Full Script Of Indiahikes Founder’s TedX Talk

Arjun Majumdar, our founder gives a TEDx talk on how trekking has holistic impacts on the human body. Read this article to know real-life stories from which he draws this conclusion.

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We’re Looking For A Full-Time Graphic Designer To Work With Us

The content team at Indiahikes is on the lookout for a Graphic Designer. We think you will love a career in the world of treks. Here’s why. With a reach of more than 1 lakh viewers per month, Indiahikes is India’s largest trekking organisation spreading information about treks in India. We generate a lot of content […]

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Expert Opinion

When will you find snow on Himalayan treks in India

Use this guide to plan your next trek in the Himalayas. Learn when you’ll get to trek in snow!

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Get Inspired

Pin Bhaba Pass – An interview with the explorer of the trail, Tanmay Bain

Trekking the Pin Bhaba Pass is a surreal experience where grasslands transform to deserts in no time, Here, trek leader Tanmay recollects fond memories about exploring the Pin Bhaba pass.

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What makes Hampta Pass a terrific crossover trek

The Hampta Pass is not like any other mountain pass. It is hugely dramatic as it takes you from the lush green valleys of Kullu to the desert-like Spiti Valley. Arjun Majumdar explains the gorgeousness of the trek in this video.

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Get Inspired

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Starting Too Late? There’s No Such Thing for This 50-Year Old Trekker

Suma Sampath shares her story of choosing to be a runner and a trekker for life. At 50 years old, she believes she’s just getting warmed up. Read this article to know what keeps her motivated.

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Expert Opinion

Is It Possible To Do Himalayan Treks During Monsoon?

We often get questions about how monsoon affects our treks. In this article, our founder, Arjun Majumdar details how monsoon spreads in the Himalayas and which are the best regions to explore and which regions you should avoid.

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Trekker's Blogs

Valley of Flowers – When the Mountains Spoke in Volumes

Chandni Chhabra recently came down from Valley of flowers trek and beautifully penned down her experience. Here she clears common misconceptions and shares tips for future trekkers.

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Blogs about Bhrigu Lake

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A photo story of the surreal Bhrigu Lake trek

Removed from the rush of Rohtang Pass, is this forget-me-not blue lake that takes you to a completely different world! Follow our trekker Nikita Bhatia’s journey to this stunning lake from your armchair.

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Expert Opinion

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9 Tips To Be A Good Trek Photographer

Anuja Gupta, a Photojournalist and Trek Leader at Indiahikes, talks about the 9 things to keep in mind as Trek Photographer. If you would like to be a Photo Trekker with Indiahikes, this article is for you!

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Expert Opinion

Why Roopkund is a great trek

Arjun Majumdar reviews the Roopkund trek and gives it a 4.5/5. In this article, he lists a few reasons to do the trek, that are not known to many.

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Trekking tips

Tips To Pack Your Backpack For A Monsoon Trek

If you’re going on a monsoon trek, whether in the Himalayas or in the Western Ghats, it’s important that your gear is dry. So here are a few expert tips to keep your gear dry.

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Trekking tips

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Understand These 18 Parts Of A Backpack Before Buying One

A backpack is the most integral gear on a trek. Understanding its key components is key to choosing a good backpack. In this post, we break down the parts of a backpack and tell you how each part helps. Take a look.

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Expert Opinion

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Trek Leading In The Himalayas As A Career

If you want to be a trek leader, read this. Being a trek leader is not easy. It’s a wonderful job, where you get to be in the mountains for a long time, but it’s a tremendously demanding job, where you have to be on your toes almost 24/7!

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Photo Story

In Photos: The Spectacular Clouds And Colours Of Kashmir Great Lakes

A photo story about the Kashmir Great Lakes Trek. These pictures were shot between August and September, one of the best months to do the KGL trek, with a lovely mix of clouds and blue skies!

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Thursday Trek Talk

3 Hidden Benefits Of Trekking With Your Family

Apart from the bonding, confidence and sense of achievement that families feel after trekking together, there are a few hidden benefits that go unnoticed. Here is what they are.

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Trek With Swathi

Bhrigu Lake – The best high altitude grasslands near Manali

A lot of trekkers do the Bhrigu Lake trek to get to the famous lake. While the Bhrigu lake is definitely worth getting to, this is not why you must do this trek. It is the meadows on the Bhrigu Lake trek that are the real treat. Here Arjun explains what the trek is like.

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Trekking tips

Trekking Alone? Here Are Tips From An Expert Solo Trekker

Most trekkers look to progress by doing tougher treks. But Trek Leader Karthik Maddineni says it’s not what trek you do, but how you do it that matters!

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Expert Opinion

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Why Sandakphu Is One Of The Most Underrated Treks In India

The Sandakphu trek is an underrated one. But Trek Leader Indrajit Hazra seeks to change that. He puts down experiences that make it one for a lifetime.

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Thursday Trek Talk

Some Extraordinary Stories Of Ordinary Women In The Mountains

This is the full text of the speech that Sandhya Chandrasekharayya, partner at Indiahikes, gave for Women’s Web. In her talk, she speaks about very real and everyday women achieving incredible feats in the trekking world!

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Product Reviews

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Adventure Worx Xplore 50 Backpack – A Compact Backpack That Fits A Budget

This latest backpack from Adventure Worx ticks the boxes on most fronts. Read the entire review to see if you must buy one.

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