Rupin-Summer-2013 Photo Contest

The contest results are out ! The top three winning photos are below. Our Judge Srinivasa Prasath shares with you why the pictures turned up winners. Post your comments below.

How to help Uttarakhand

Monetary help may be the first thing that comes to mind, but there are other ways you can help those in Uttarakhand. Arjun Majumdar explains about the help most needed in Uttarakhand after the infamous 2013 floods.

Kashmir Calling: The great Alpine lakes fever

Kashmir has always been an enigma for me. In Kashmir there is as much hidden as revealed. It is said that the Valley has to be seen with the eyes of the soul. Those who venture here are startled by its striking similarities to Switzerland and its alpine landscapes are the finest one can find in the Himalayas.

Great Lakes – The first trek of my life

Dhanashree from July 2013 trek group writes ” Hi All! I am a first time blogger. I am not much of a writer but I have had one of the best experiences of my life which I want to share with you all. I have detailed it a bit, only because my aim is to take the reader through my journey and experience my experience of the 8 most awesome days of my life.”

Kashmir Great Lakes – A walk through Paradise

Lush meadows, azure sky, limpid lakes, an autumnal aura encapsulated the whole landscape of lakes, mountains and passes. Here’s what’s great about the Kashmir Great Lakes Trek.

Why Hampta Pass should be considered in Post Monsoon season

Many trekkers prefer to trek Hampta for it’s bumper accumulation of snow in a narrow funnel-like valley in the month of June. Here’s why you should take your chances doing the trek in the post monsoon months.

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.

Personal Experience Of A Mountaineering Course From NIM

Akanksha Khanna is a courageous young traveller, who was hungry for some outdoor adventure. She enrolled for a course at Nehru Institute of Mountaineering. Here, she chronicles her 30 days of training, when she learnt different aspects of rock, ice and snow crafts, experiencing all kinds of weather.

A reality check on trekking

Bharti Arora, who used to be a part of the Indiahikes team, pens down in dismay after watching Bollywood hit film, Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani. The idea of trekking, in the movie, she says, is completely muddled up!

Pin Parvati Pass Trek – Trek experience by Shrikant Shukla

The Pin Parvati Pass Trek is a magnificent adventure in trekking. Here’s is Shrikant Shulka’s experience of crossing this glorious pass in the month of September!

Kedarkantha Summer 2013 Photo Contest

Kedarkantha is a sight to see in summer! With the forests and meadows just blooming with greenery, and the higher regions beckoning you with frosty white snow, it’s a gorgeous place to be in. Check out our trekkers’ shots here!

Cognitive Ability Test

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