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Notes From My Recce Of The Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Lakshmi Selvakumaran writes about why the Annapurna Base Camp trek left a lasting impression on her. A must read for anyone looking to trek in Nepal.

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Expert Opinion

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Top 6 Winter Treks In The Indian Himalayas

Snow treks in the Himalayas always have a charm about them. Here, we list out the best winter treks to do in the Himalayas.

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Trek updates

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Sandakphu Phalut Trek Reopens As Curfew In Darjeeling Lifts

We are resuming our treks to Sandakphu Phalut. Read this update to know more about it.

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What are HAPE and HACE?

HAPE and HACE, two advanced forms of altitude sickness are rare, but brutal. It’s important to know about them to recognise the symptoms. Here are Swathi and Sandhya discussing the symptoms and treatment of HAPE and HACE.

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Photo contests

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Winners Announced For August 2017 Trek Photographer Of The Month

Take a look at the winners of the August 2017 Trek Photographer Of The Month.

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Trekking tips

How To Stay Hygienic On Treks (Even During Your Periods)

Taking a shower during treks is out of the question. Then how do you maintain hygiene? In this article, experienced trekkers give tips to stay clean and fresh as you scale mountains.

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Spirit of Trekking

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This 10-Year-Old Is An Inspiration For All Of Us To Go Green

When 10-year-old Ishan went on the Kedarkantha trek, he was shocked to see garbage around campsites. What he did next surprised everyone on his team. Take a look!

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Trek Shop

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Rent Your Trek Gear Here

You can now rent trek gear for a couple of our treks. Check out the easy and more pocket friendly alternative to buying expensive trek gear.

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Trek Talks With Vishnu Benne

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Can Being Fit Reduce The Chances Of Getting AMS?

This week’s podcast tries to answer an important question about Acute Mountain Sickness. Can being fit reduce the chances of getting AMS? Give it a listen.

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Trekking tips

4 Healthy Protein Bar Recipes For Trekkers

Here are a few healthy protein bar recipes that you can make and take on your trek. These are greener alternatives to packaged protein bars.

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Trekker's Blogs

Experiencing The Five Stages Of Life On A Himalayan Trek

A rare blogpost from trekker Husein Haveliwala, who went to Kedarkantha. He beautifully compares a Himalayan trek to Maslow’s Hierarchy. Take a look!

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Photo contests

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September 2017 Trek Photographer Of The Month

Our photo contest for this month is now open. If you’ve trekked with us in September 2017, you’re welcome to share your entries with us.

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Trekking tips

7 Rules Of Tent Etiquette That Make You A Great Tent Mate

A good trekker always makes for a great tent mate. That’s because he never forgets his tent etiquette. Here are a few points you must always remember.

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Trek Debates

Two Or Three To A Tent? What Do You Think?

For a long time, we have been hearing that three people to a tent is too many. What is your take on this? Contribute to the debate here.

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Trek Talks With Vishnu Benne

How Much Snowfall Can You Expect In The Himalayas This Winter?

Last year was the El Nino year – there was less rainfall, less snow too! But what about this year? Find out in this week’s official podcast!

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Green Trails Updates

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11 Sacks Of Waste Collected In One Day At Lohajung!

Our team collected 11 sacks of non-recyclable waste on the very first day of clean up at Lohajung. Read our latest Green Trails updates here!

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Trek Talks With Vishnu Benne

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Top 3 Birds You See On The Deoriatal-Chandrashila Trail

This week’s podcast is about the top three Himalayan bird species you are sure to spot on the Deoriatal-Chandrashila trek. Listen to it here.

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Trek Experience

Stranded In Kashmir: A Quest For Serenity Amidst Unrest

In July 2016, our Green Trails head, Lakshmi, found herself in the midst of the curfew in Kashmir. Here she narrates what it is like to be in the heart of a strife-ridden state.

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