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Why Buran Ghati is special to Indiahikes

Did you know that the Rupin Pass trek was discovered only by chance? Arjun Majumdar writes about how he chanced upon this all time favourite trek. Read about it here.

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How to Pack your Photography Equipment for a Trek

Carrying a camera for your trek is a great idea. But what about packing it wisely? Here, Swathi helps you with packing photography equipment for your trek, making sure it is safe and compact in your backpack!

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Expert Opinion

Why A Timely Trek Can Bring About A Sense Of Balance

Arjun Majumdar writes on how a timely trek has helped him overcome the most difficult crises in life. It has helped see things in a perspective that he had never considered before. Also, see treks as a way to change lives — to restore the sense of balance that is very much needed.

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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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Green Trails

Detox Your Body: Make Chemical-Free Toiletries For Your Trek

We all trek for a physical and mental detox. Yet, with the ingredients most of toiletries have, it defeats that very purpose. Here Lakshmi, our Green Trails Coordinator, shares a few alternatives you can try instead of commercial toiletries.

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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 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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Photo contests

Winners announced for November 2017 Trek Photographer of the Month

Take a look at the winners for Trek Photographer of the month and Trekkers’ Choice Award for November 2017.

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Trek Experience

Trekking Solo To Pangarchulla – Makings Of A Mountaineer

Manas Arora attempted the Pangarchulla summit early in April 2017, perhaps the first to attempt the summit for the year. Faced with a snowstorm while nearing the pinnacle, he reflects upon this trek as one that taught him strong lessons about mountaineering.

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Green Trails Updates

Indiahikes Gets Permission To Use Haldwani Landfill For Non-Recyclable Waste

The Commissioner of Haldwani has granted Indiahikes permission to use use the landfill for disposing off non recyclable waste. Read about this and other Green Trails updates.

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