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Chaainsheel, A Must-Do Trek For Its Meadows

The Chaainsheel trek is a Himalayan trek that even beginners can enjoy. Located close to the border of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh, it will also hold you witness to wonderful meadows, ridge walks and the unique culture of the region. Watch what our founder Arjun Majumdar has to say about the trek here.

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Trek updates

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Latest Updates: Gaumukh Tapovan Stuns Our Staff And Trekkers

The Gaumukh Tapovan trek has stunned everyone- our staff and trekkers. Here are some updates from the first batch of the trek and other slopes. Read it here.

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Product Reviews

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CAT S60 Review: A Rugged Waterproof Smartphone For Adventurers

The CAT S60 sells itself as the world’s first thermal imaging smart phone. We reviewed the S60 smart phone to test its practicality. Read full review here.

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Why Kanamo Peak Is a Great Alternative To Stok Kangri

Most trekkers are attracted to Stok Kangri because of its altitude and the thrill that comes with it. But there’s a lesser-known and prettier trek that climbs up to nearly the same altitude. That’s Kanamo Peak for you!

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Green Trails

How we Innovate to make Trekking Environmentally Sustainable

Through our Green Trails initiative, we are always trying to find alternative ways to process, reduce and recycle waste. Here are some of our experiments.

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Trekking tips

4 Best Monsoon Treks in the Indian Himalayas

We have chosen four of the best monsoon treks in the Himalayas. You might get a little wet, but it’s worth every drop of rain! Here they are.

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Trek Leaders Speak

How Star Gazing Led Me To Take Up A Career As A Trek Leader In The Himalayas

Jude Rayen’s fascination for star gazing and love for trekking came together to create a unique career as a Trek Leader at Indiahikes. Here is his story.

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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

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How To Choose The Right Backpack For A Trek

Choosing a good trekking backpack is vital because it is going to be your companion throughout your trek. Here are some tips to choose the perfect backpack.

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Why alcohol is a big NO at high altitude

Many people drink alcohol at high altitude assuming it keeps them warm. But they cannot be more wrong. Here’s why.

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Photo contests

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Choose your favourite photo from April 2017 Contest Nominations

This month’s photo contest entries left us stumped. What spectacular compositions of treks we are so familiar with! So we took help. Our judge for this month helped select the best out of the lot. Now you get to pick a winner too! Take a look at the nominations here.

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Trek updates

Latest Updates: You Can Now Download A Classy Roopkund Handbook

To enhance our trekkers’ experience, we have made a trek handbook! Download it here and tell us what you think.

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True Spirit of Trekking

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How Rescuing A HAPE Victim Transformed An Ordinary Man Into A True Trekker

On his Goechala trek, Pushpam Singh learnt the quality that sets a true trekker apart. It all unfolded when his tent mate was hit by HAPE. Read about his experience here.

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True Spirit of Trekking

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How A Botanist Enhanced The Experience Of His Co-Trekkers Tenfold

Being knowledgeable is one thing. But sharing your knowledge is what makes you an invaluable trekker. Arun Kumar is one such trekker who enhanced the experience of his co-trekkers tenfold!

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True Spirit of Trekking

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How A Failed Attempt To Chandrashila Transformed This Trekker Completely

When Ruchi went on her first Deoriatal trek, she failed. However, instead of brooding over it, she grabbed it by its horns and tackled it up front. Here’s her story.

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Trekking tips

7 Rules to Help keep Acute Mountain Sickness at bay

Dr.Rituraj Kumar, an avid trekker lists out 7 rules that he has used over the past 30 years to help keep Acute Mountain Sickness away for a successful trek. Read it here.

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Trekker's Blogs

How Indiahikes Dealt With My Acute Mountain Sickness

Aditya Karanam was hit by Acute Mountain Sickness on his Roopkund trek in 2016. He puts down how the incident played out and how he was rescued in time.

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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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Trek updates

Latest Updates: The Roopkund and Rupin Pass Treks Start Today!

Our big season to Roopkund and Rupin Pass starts today. Here’s some behind the scenes updates.

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Trekking tips

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How To Deal With A Knee Injury On A Trek

A knee injury is always tricky to deal with. Here, Aswati narrates her story of how she got injured on a trek and shares tips on how to start the recovery process.

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Trekker's Blogs

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The Kuari Pass Trek: Where I Shed My Fears and took My Biggest Learning

The Kuari Pass trek is nothing less than life changing. Devanshi Mittal got rid of her worst fears and made the most of the time in the mountains. Read about her experience here.

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Trekker's Blogs

A tryst with Kanchenjunga: A trekker’s account of his love for the mountain

Anshuman’s love for Kanchenjunga began on Sandakphu trek. He wanted to see the mountain up close and booked a trek to Goechala. Read how his trek to Goechala went here.

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