Decathlon invites Indiahikes Co-Founder Sandhya UC for a chat on trekk...

Decathlon invites Indiahikes Co-Founder Sandhya UC for a chat on trekking in India

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By Latika Payak


As a part of their campaign—Mountain Days—Decathlon invited Sandhya UC, cofounder of Indiahikes, to talk about trekking in our country. This talk was hosted by Mouna Nanaiah, a travel influencer, at Decathlon’s Head Office in Bengaluru—Decathlon Anubhava.

During the talk, Sandhya UC covered a series of points about how one can start trekking in our country. She spoke about how to choose the right trek, how to prepare for it, how to get the relevant gear, the most common rookie mistakes, and also about trekking clubs in our country.

“This talk would add a lot of value to someone who is thinking about pursuing trekking in our country, be it a beginner or someone who has done a couple of treks,” Sandhya says.

This interview was the first part of a three-part series that Decathlon is planning for Mountain Days. It will be published on Decathlon's platform soon. We'll keep you updated about it.

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Latika Payak

Senior Content Writer

About the author

Latika is a Senior Content Writer and one of the rare team members who has seen Indiahikes from its initial days. She was among the first few to begin creating content at Indiahikes, documenting treks around Maharasthra, interviewing trekkers and writing their stories.

Latika started trekking after joining Indiahikes and has trekked to Roopkund, Hampta Pass, Kedarkantha, Dayara Bugyal, Tarsar Marsar, and Har Ki Dun.

With a strong background in print media and have worked with several publications. Latika is always hunting for great stories hidden in the folds of the mountains. Horror stories from ancient routes and villages of the Himalayas are her favourite.

She is presently working on bringing out news from the remote trekking regions of our country.