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Want to volunteer for a Management Game in the Himalayas with IIM?

We are looking for volunteers to help us conduct the IIM Mountain Challenge this October in the Himalayas! It is going to be exciting, challenging and an excellent way to exercise your management skills! Check the details here!

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Trek With Swathi

Pin Bhaba Pass, A Challenging Crossover Trek In The Himalayas

In this Trek with Swathi episode, our founder Arjun talks about why Pin Bhaba Pass is a crossover trek that everyone must experience. Watch it here.

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Green Trails

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Participate In The Green Trails Fellowship In The Himalayas

We invite you to join Indiahikes as part of the Green Trails Fellowship to promote sustainable trekking in the Himalayas.

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Green Trails

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How Indiahikes Met Water Requirements At Roopkund Through Rainwater Harvesting

Our Green Trails team has come up with rainwater harvesting systems at Roopkund. Read how they collected 100 litres of water in just 20 minutes of rainfall.

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Altitude Sickness Case Studies

The Girl Who Could Not Remember Crossing Rupin Pass: A HACE Case Study

This is one of the oddest cases we have seen on our Rupin Pass trek. This trekker was hit by a mild case of High Altitude Cerebral Edema. Here is a factual case study.

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Trekking tips

How To Deal With Leeches On A Trek

Kavitha battled in vain with the clingy leeches on her Ballalarayana Durga and Kopatty treks. She returned a notch wiser though. Here’s what she learnt about keeping leeches at bay.

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Expert Opinion

How Diamox deals with Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

Arjun Majumdar writes on how the use of Acetazolamide (Diamox) to assist acclimatization and prevent high altitude sickness.

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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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Latest Updates

All Treks Running Smooth Despite Heavy Rain

This week we’ve been hit hard by the monsoons. But most almost all of our running treks have come out victorious. Read more about it here.

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Get Inspired

How Harsha Lost 11 kg Getting Fit For His Himalayan Treks

Here’s the story of Harsha, who in December 2016, would struggle to run a single kilometre. Six months and three treks later, ask him how much time he takes for a 10k run now!

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Latest Updates

After Iffy Situation, Kashmir Treks Back To Normal: Latest Updates

Our first batch of Kashmir treks for the season have come back to Srinagar safe. Monsoon has hit the mountains. Read the latest updates here.

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Latest Updates

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Tarsar Marsar July 15th Batch Diverted To The Gadsar Pass Trek

In light of the recent militant attack on yatris in Anantnag, Kashmir, we are diverting our Tarsar Marsar to the Gadsar Pass trek. Here are the details.

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Trek updates

Latest Updates: Kashmir Season Sees A Dramatic, Positive Start!

The Kashmir season begins, as usual, with a lot of operational hurdles. Here is a peek into how our operations are run and updates from our running slopes. Read it all here!

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Photo contests

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June 2017 Trek Photographer Of The Month

Our photo contest for this month is now open. If you’ve trekked with us in June 2017, you’re welcome to share your entries with us. Winners will be rewarded handsomely.

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Trek updates

Monsoon Treks Set To Begin Amidst Heavy Showers

Our slopes are taking the brunt of heavy rain. Rain gear, backpack cover is a must this season. Read our updates from our slopes here.

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Behind The Scenes

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Learning To Handle Good And Bad Feedback At Indiahikes

Karishma, who joined Indiahikes just a month ago, pens down her thoughts on how Indiahikes tackles good and bad feedback.

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Photo contests

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Winners of the May 2017 Photo Contest Announced!

May is the peak season of trekking in India. We always expect to see phenomenal entries in this month and the submissions did not disappoint! Our judge Divas Mishra had a hard time selecting nominations. Take a look at them and choose your favourite photo!

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Green Trails

Ongoing Green Trails Projects

We are looking for interns with specialized skills to take Green Trails projects forward. Find details of the ongoing Green Trails Projects here and apply!

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Green Trails

10 Ways To Keep Your Green Trails Spirit Alive At Home

Green Trails Crusader, Ori Gutin, puts down ten simple ways of keeping your Green Trails spirit alive. Start your green home with this article.

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Product Reviews

Deuter Futura Vario Backpack Review: Well-Engineered For Long Treks

The Deuter Futura Vario 50+ 10 is a backpack that is in with you for the long haul if you are a high altitude trekker. Here’s a detailed review.

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