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5 Stunning Highlights of Tarsar Marsar most trekkers fail to notice

The Tarsar Marsar trek gives trekkers a unique experience of camping between two alpine lakes, a feat that no other trek offers. Here, Arjun Majumdar lists out five stunning aspects of the trek that unfortunately, most trekkers fail to notice.

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Trek updates

Latest Updates: Road To Chandratal Opens Early This Year

The first batch of trekkers to Hampta Pass were in for a pleasant surprise when they discovered that the road to Chandratal is open. Here are the latest updates!

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Expert Opinion

Pin Bhaba Pass vs Pin Parvati Pass: Which trek to choose?

Pin Bhaba and Pin Parvati Pass are often spoken of in the same breath. They have similar challenges, similar scenery and similar landscapes. In this article, our founder Arjun Majumdar helps you choose between them.

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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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Get Inspired

How Trekking Made Me A Regular Runner

Komal was never a runner. But when she took to trekking, she realised that through trekking, she had discovered another love. Read how her story unfurled.

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Green Trails

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What Children In A Remote Himalayan School Learnt About Upcycling

The students of a school in the remote village of Lohajung participated in a 5-day workshop organised by the Indiahikes Green Trails team. In five days, they were teeming with upcycling ideas. Read their story here.

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Expert Opinion

Why Stok Kangri in Ladakh is meant for the experienced trekker

There is a certain glamour about Stok Kangri trek. At over 20,000 feet, it is the highest trekkable summit in India. However, despite what many tour operators say, this trek is not suitable for beginners. Arjun Majumdar explains why.

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Trekking tips

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How I Dealt With Acute Mountain Sickness On My 28th Trek

It is a myth that AMS doesn’t affect a seasoned trekkers. Here’s an account that shatters such misconceptions about AMS.

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Trek updates

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Latest Updates: Bad weather takes hold on all our slopes

Weather has been unkind to our trekkers this week. There is rain, hail and sometimes, snowfall. Read more about it and other updates from slopes here.

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Get Inspired

From 2 km to 21 km: How Trekking Made Me a Half Marathoner

It all started 4 years ago for Vinod, when he signed up for the Hampta Pass trek. From then to now, he has never stopped running.

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Get Inspired

How I Became An ‘Accident’al Himalayan Trekker

Who would believe it if you said you met with a horrendous accident and that’s what made you take up trekking? Well, that’s Vinay story. Read it here!

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Trekker's Blogs

How Six Days With My Dad At Kuari Pass Got Me Hooked To Trekking

When 12-year-old Maanya set off on the Kuari Pass trek with her dad, little did she know she would come back a changed person. Here’s her story.

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True Spirit of Trekking

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How The Kedarkantha Trek Helped This Introvert Break Free From Her Shell

When Manjari set off on the Kedarkantha trek, she wasn’t worried about the summit climb. She had another problem – spending six days with strangers. Read her story here.

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Trek updates

Latest Updates: We have opened batches for Winter Treks!

We have opened December batches to Kedarkantha, Har Ki Dun and Sandakphu treks. Read more details and other happenings on our slope here.

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Product Reviews

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Ledlenser MH6 Headlamp Review: A Premium Headlamp For Regular Trekkers

The Ledlenser MH6 headlamp is a good long term investment if you’re a regular trekker. Here’s a detailed review of the headlamp.

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Photo contests

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May 2017 Trek Photographer of the Month

Our Photo Contest for May 2017 is now open. The winner gets a goodie from sponsored from Wildcraft. Take a look at the rules and prizes here!

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Green Trails

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What Trekking To Sandakphu Taught Me About The Garbage Crisis In The Himalayas

Maya Kilpadi, a social researcher, writes about the garbage crisis at Sandakphu and why the Green Trails initiative is a necessary step towards keeping the mountains clean.

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Trek updates

Latest Updates: Our Himachal season begins!

With the Bhrigu Lake starting today, Buran Ghati starting tomorrow, and Hampta next week. our Himachal season has officially begun. Read updates here.

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Green Trails

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How Plastic Bottles Were Upcycled At Remote Villages In Uttarakhand

A big Green Trails team in the Himalayas came up with an innovative way of upcycling disposable water bottles into construction bricks. Take a look!

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Trek Leaders Speak

What I Learnt When I Trekked With Shepherds Across Pin Parvati Pass

Before she became a Trek Leader, Anuja travelled extensively across Himalayas. Ultimately, it was her experience on Pin Parvati that shaped her into the trek leader she is today. Read her Pin Parvati story here.

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