December 2016 Blog Contest Winners!

December 2016 Blog Contest Winners!

Category Blog Contest Trekker Space

By Akanksha Raju


There must be something about December that gets city slickers to brave the minus temperatures of the Himalayas. Could it be the awe of the seasons first snowfall, the pleasure of huddling up inside the dinning tent with a hot cup of tea, just an escape from routine – the reasons are endless.

These blogs will take you right back to the cold nights in your sleeping bags. They are a pleasure to read. From the presentation and pictures to the writing, you can tell that this was a trek well done!

Blog contest winner – Neha Pant


Want to know who you are? Go take a hike! You will be surprised at what you will discover! There is something so spiritually elevating about trekking in the mountains, a process of self-discovery and a revelation, an incredible experiential learning is what it is…

Read the full blog here.

Catch Neha Pant speaking to you directly from the KK summit, here.

1st Runner Up – Subhashis Pal

Deoriatal Chandrashila Peak

Alpine lakes are my favourite. Add to that, majestic views of Mt Chaukhamba, Nanda Devi, Kedardome and I was sold. This is enough to make a mountain lover happy. 

Read the full blog here.

Akanksha Raju

About the author

Akanksha Raju is a content manager and graphic designer at Indiahikes. She has studied journalism and mass communication from Manipal University. Trekking, she believes, encompasses all the things she loves - fitness, a healthy lifestyle and nature. You can write to her on