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Which is a better trek in winter? Deoriatal or Kedarkantha?

The Deoriatal and Kedarkantha treks are both immensely beautiful winter treks. Arjun Majumdar writes from experience about which is the better winter trek!

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Top 3 Rhododendron Treks in India

During spring, for a short window between April and mid May, the forest trails of the Himalayas are ablaze with rhododendrons. Read this to find out which are the best three rhododendron treks in India.

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Dehydration at high altitudes

Dehydration is one of the biggest reasons trekkers fail to complete their treks. But this can be avoided by simply recognising symptoms, staying hydrated and taking required steps. Read on to know how to deal with dehydration.

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How to make your photographs unique

Most people who have been on a trek or two are quickly bitten by the shutterbug. And rightly so! But what’s the point of having the same shots as everyone else? Neelima Vallangi tells you how to make your pictures unique, and also hands out tips to improve your photography skills.

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Green Trails Updates

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Using Upcycling To Spread Waste Management Awareness Among Students

Our Green Trails interns used upcycling as a means to teach the students about waste management. Read on to know more.

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Expert Opinion

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How One Year of Outdoor Leadership Training can make you a Top Class Manager

Indiahikes has started an Outdoor Leadership Programme for those who are looking to be effective managers and leaders in the near future. Read about it here.

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Trekking tips

How To Plan Your Return From The Rupin Pass Trek

These FAQs on travel to and from the Rupin Pass trek will help you plan your trek better.

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Indiahikes in media

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How I Climbed The Mountain of Entrepreneurship

Here is the full text of the speech that Sandhya Chandrasekharayya, partner at Indiahikes, gave at the TEDx conference at Manipal University on 18 February 2018.

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Behind The Scenes

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Who Would Be A Great Trek Coordinator At Indiahikes?

We are looking for someone who would like to grow their career at Indiahikes. He must be a trekker at heart and a natural communicator.

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Trekking tips

How To Reduce The Cost Of Your Himalayan Trek

We have always believed that trekking lends itself to a very cost-effective sport. Here are a few excellent tips that will help you reduce the cost of your trek!

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Photo contests

January 2018 Trek Photographer of the Month

Calling all January 2018 trekkers to participate in the Trek Photographer of the month contest.

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Photo contests

Winners announced for December 2017 Trek Photographer of the Month

Announcing the winners for December 2017 Trek Photographer of the Month contest.

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Expert Opinion

Why Menstrual Cups Are Great Alternatives To Pads And Tampons On Treks

Trekker Tanja Matheis tells us why menstrual cups are great alternatives to pads and tampons. She also puts down tips on how to use them effectively on a trek.

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Product Reviews

Mountaineering Pants by Decathlon – Excellent Pants For Long Treks And Expeditions

We tested the Simond Alpinism Pants by Decathlon on the Kedarkantha winter trek. It’s one of the best products we have reviewed in 2017. Read about it here.

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Product Reviews

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X-Light Down Jacket – A Fiercely Warm Jacket For Himalayan Treks

The X-Light Down Jacket is one of the most useful padded jackets we have tested out on our Himalayan treks. Here’s a detailed review of the jacket.

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Green Trails Updates

Upcycling Waste To Make Furniture: Latest Green Trails Pursuit

The Green Trails team at Jaubari upcycled bottles and construction waste to make furniture. Read about this and other Green Trails updates here.

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Photo contests

December 2017 Trek Photographer Of The Month

Calling all December 2017 trekkers to participate in the Trek Photographer of the month contest.

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Product Reviews

TREK 700 Review: A Premium Shoe For Frequent Trekkers

We tested out the Men’s Trek 700 shoes by Quechua on our Himalayan treks. Here’s a detailed review of the premium trekking shoes.

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