April 2016 Blog Contest Winners

Here are the winners of the April 2016 Blog Contest! Congratulations to the winners! We loved all the entries and will share them on our website soon.

Why you should reconsider ordering maggi or Wai-Wai while trekking in Sandakphu!

When you are on a trek, it’s smarter to try native delicacies that enchant your taste buds. Our Green Trail Crusader, Lakshmi, lists Sandakphu’s local food items.

April 2016 Photo Contest – Results out!

We received some brilliant photos for the April 2016 photo contest. Our trekkers keep surprising us with different shades of familiar trails. Our winning photographs are here!

Blogs about Roopkund

The Roopkund trek is not one of the most popular treks without a reason. Find out exactly why it’s so popular through these blog posts!

How difficult is the Kashmir Great Lakes trek?

The Kashmir Great Lakes is a moderate-difficult trek, which means that one needs to be physically fit to do the trek. Here’s an interview with Sandhya, who explains just how difficult the trek is.

What ‘NOT’ To Take On Your Trek

On a high altitude trek, even a handkerchief can weigh you down. More than knowing what to take, you need to know what NOT to take in your backpack. Here are a few quick tips to help you out.

Is it safe to trek with Indiahikes?

Any trekker is concerned about safety when it comes to trekking at high altitude. In this video, Arjun, the founder of Indiahikes explains why Indiahikes is the safest organisation to trek the Himalayas with.

A grand photo story on the Everest Base Camp – Gokyo Ri trek

The Everest Base Camp trek via Gokyo Ri and Chola Pass is a grand one. Not many people get a chance to be amongst such big mountains. Arun Nayak captures the trek in this awe-inspiring photo story.

How is Indiahikes leaving mountains in a better condition?

At Indiahikes, we have been working to leave the mountains in a better condition for over five years! Over a period of time, we have learnt of ways to tackle human and food waste more effectively, and there is still a lot of scope for improvement. Take a look at the progress we have made so far.

How To Use And Roll A Sleeping Bag

A sleeping bag isn’t the easiest thing to figure out if you are using it the first time. So here’s Swathi with a tutorial on how to use and roll a sleeping bag.

Classes on Cleanliness at Sari

Inculcating a habit of cleanliness and environmental consciousness in children is the sure shot way for a pollution free future. Our team at Deoriatal Base camp spent a week at the Government school in Sari village teaching kids the value of hygiene.

Keeping the mountains ‘swachh’ is not just our duty, but a necessity

The spirit of trekking is incomplete without the immense love and respect for mountains. Our trek leader Gurdit talks about why there is an urgent need to keep our mountains clean and litter-free.